COVID-19

Under The Eyes Of COVID-19: Grief And Otherness

The grief that the international community is feeling because of the COVID-19 pandemic is not at all exceptional. In fact, those without...

Ramadan During A COVID-19 Pandemic

For many Muslims around the world, celebrating Ramadan this year means dealing with a lot of changes. Ramadan is a month of...

PPE For Returning Medical Students Might Not Be Available

Higher education and training, science and technology minister Blade Nzimande announced last week that no campus-based activities would be resumed during level...

Opening Schools And What Plans Are In Place

It is still unclear when exactly - or indeed - if schools will reopen. The department of education is proceeding with plans...

‘Community’ During The COVID-19 Lockdown

The novel coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, has forced many of us inside our homes and asked of us to do something that...

The True Cost Of e-Health In A Global Pandemic

As South Africa enters its fourth week of COVID-19 lockdown, the rise of infections runs parallel to an increase in nation-wide anxiety. ...

A Note About Opening The Mosques

By Fatima Fatima Est More than a thousand years ago, some men wrote against the presence of women at...

Food Aid Parcels In South Africa Could Do With A Better...

Hester Vermeulen, University of Pretoria; Carmen Muller, University of Pretoria, and Hettie Carina Schönfeldt, University of Pretoria Food insecurity...

Final Year Medical Students Raise Concerns Around Graduation

Final year medical students are concerned they may not be able to graduate this year. As the COVID-19 lockdown continues in South...

Rent Strike Planned For South Africa

South Africans are organising a rent strike in the wake of the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. In a...

Accessibility Is A Human Right

South Africa is slowly getting into grips with the realisation of a lockdown that doesn’t seem to have an end date anytime...

COVID-19 and Women’s Health

By Sibusiso Mkwananzi, CSDA South Africa has now been included in the countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. It...

South Africa’s Response To COVID-19 Worsens The Plight Of Waste Reclaimers

Melanie Samson, University of the Witwatersrand Lockdowns to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus are dramatically transforming people’s...

On The 21 Day Lock Down

The Right to Life It would appear that President Ramaphosa is taking the necessary steps to safeguard lives. Many...

Children In Kashmir Are Away From Schools And Ban On The...

Safina Nabi, Indian Administered Kashmir: In circumstances triggered by the coronavirus, the free flow of information is necessary. Whether it’s about the...

Why Comparing COVID-19 Lockdowns With War Zones Is Wrong

As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, many states have instituted lockdowns and quarantines for their citizens. South Africa is currently...

COVID-19 Compromises Social Networks. What This Means For People In Humanitarian...

Jeeyon Kim, Tufts University; Daniel Maxwell, Tufts University, and Sabina Robillard, Tufts University The novel coronavirus is now being...

Important Resources For The Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on March 24 that South Africa would be going into a 21-day lockdown. These measures are being put...

Lockdown Could Mean Women Are Trapped Indoors With Their Abusers

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in three women around the world experience intimate partner violence. The WHO notes: “This...

South African Universities And The COVID-19 Lockdown

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