COVID-19

Cape Town principal faces disciplinary action over Covid-19 school closure

During the first peak of COVID-19 infections in 2020, Heathfield High principal Wesley Neumanm refused to open his school. He now faces...

#SONA2021: A fatigued Ramaphosa urges South Africa to march forward together

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on February 11. It was markedly different from previous SONAs....

The SAPS is too caught up in its own contradictions to...

The lockdown protests in Cape Town offered us many laughs but it also showed that the police do know how to approach...

Covid-19 relief grant recipients: Poverty alleviation must be consistent

In a recent ANC Lekgotla President Cyril Ramaphosa – in his capacity as president of the ANC – said the party had...

Covid-19: A day in the life of a medical intern

Moratwe Mosima is a recent medical graduate, and is currently completing her internship at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg....

A guide to caring for patients with mild and moderate Covid-19...

While the second wave is showing signs of slowing down, the health system is still under strain. The hospitals are full and...

Two Johannesburg teachers open up about their back to school anxieties

The opening of schools has been pushed back to February 15 by the department of basic education. This was in relation to...

Everyone’s hyping up Ivermectin but there’s not yet conclusive evidence that...

AfriForum has brought an urgent court application against the South African Health Products Rights Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) and Health Minister Zweli...

5 Essential Tips for Remote Working Productivity during the COVID19 pandemic

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  The pandemic is likely to remain a part of life for much of...

The list: Free courses online to help your job prospects in...

The coronavirus pandemic has shifted gears on everything. Most if not all schooling went online, and is most likely to continue for...

Here’s what rights employees have if employers violate COVID regulations

Fighting the coronavirus requires the input and assistance of everyone. From wearing a mask and sanitising, it is individual actions that will...

A guide to managing anxiety in the workplace during COVID-19

Many South Africans have been going to work since level five restrictions eased in 2020. But as the new year arrived, many...

A guide to keeping safe at work during Covid-19

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  Remember there are no safe people, there are only safe behaviours. We are...

Coronavirus: What rights do I have as an employee at the...

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  The government gazetted detailed safety measures in the workplace for coronavirus in June...

Ling Shepherd: My life with a Covid-19 denialist

Many of us have entertained some kind of coronavirus conspiracy in the last year. I confess that I found myself down coconut...

Solidarity Fund: Back to work but don’t be a mampara

SPONSORED Don’t think masks are a sign of weakness. Don’t forget about social distancing and sanitising. Don’t be a...

The list: Opening dates for South African universities in 2021

As the second wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps across South Africa, plans to reopen tertiary education institutions may be affected. Here’s what...

Praise and worship in the time of coronavirus

We are no strangers to tele-evangelists. Many of us have grown up with the sound of sermons punctuating our days. Now more...

These startups and community projects are providing food during COVID-19

As the world continues to deal with the widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a recognised need to preserve access...

Yes you can have summer fun at home

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund South Africans take December seriously. Truly, we prepare...
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