Malaika Mahlatsi | We carry our ancestors in our hair Malaika Mahlatsi | We carry our ancestors in our hair

Few things in the world inspire as much debate as black women’s hair. Our hair has been greatly politicised and as a ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | When journalists rub salt in rape victims' ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | When journalists rub salt in rape victims' wounds

Last week I went through my phone to read the news online and within minutes, I was doing everything in my power to ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We are African, proud and owe no one an ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | We are African, proud and owe no one an explanation

Last Thursday, the Sowetan Women’s Club hosted a profoundly enlightening conversation about Black women’s hair. ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Evaluate the violence of racism that sparked ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Evaluate the violence of racism that sparked Clicks protest

Just over a week ago, members of the EFF protested at Clicks stores across the country after the retail giant posted a ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Petty acts of racism keep blacks distracted MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Petty acts of racism keep blacks distracted

In the past week, social media had been in a frenzy over an advert by Clicks, depicting and labelling black women’s ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Abuse of widows fits into anti-women mentality MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Abuse of widows fits into anti-women mentality

This past Sunday the family and friends of the late Lebogang Khitsane, a well-known businessman, gathered at his ...

Prosecute police responsible for Marikana Massacre to stop ... Prosecute police responsible for Marikana Massacre to stop police brutality

Someone needs to be held responsible for the killings of those workers or we are allowing police to be a law unto ...

MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Ludicrous and irrational to accuse Norma ... MALAIKA MAHLATSI | Ludicrous and irrational to accuse Norma Gigaba of GBV

Former finance minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma have been in the limelight following her arrest for malicious ...

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