COVID-19

Watch Now: COVID-19 Campus Shutdowns

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, The Daily Vox hosted a discussion on one...

COVDI19 Campus Shutdowns Webinar

In marking Youth Day, and six years since the launch of The Daily Vox, join us for this discussion on one of...

Hajj 2020 Is Officially Cancelled For South Africans

On June 12, days before many South Africans were to depart for Hajj, it was announced that it was cancelled. The South...

Lecturer On Struggles Of Online Learning And Teaching

The online learning programmes set up by universities to deal with the COVID-19 lockdown has left many students overwhelmed. But students aren’t...

Fundraiser For Collins Khosa Family

Collins Khosa was one of the first casualties of the COVID-19 lockdown. Khosa from Alexandra, Johannesburg was killed on Easter Friday following...

African Medicine Has Its Place In The World

"Many doctors and pharmaceutical firms say no, but they surely can help". The herbs used by the ancient Khoikhoi people of the...

Non-COVID Related Deaths Under Lockdown

Just around 700 people have died of the COVID-19 virus in South Africa. These deaths have not been the only casualties. With...

Students Speak About Their Online Learning Experiences

Most universities in South Africa have taken their academic programme online. Even with support from these institutions to students, it hasn’t been...

Looking Ahead: School Admissions Processes And Placement Must Be Improved

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed significant pressure on an already strained education system. As the plans for the current school year remain...

Celebrating Africa Day During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The role of African Universities as Agents of Solidarity and Development in Post-Pandemic Africa by Cornelius Hagemeir...

Nurses Are Vital Part Of COVID-19 Response

AS TOLD TO  Bhelekazi Mdlalose is a forensic nurse working with Doctors Without Borders (MSF Southern Africa). As a...

Covid-19: Education’s Moment Of Enlightenment

Here's a question:  You have 2 options presented to you right now; live or learn!  Which do you choose? 

Wits Students Are Learning Online – At What Cost

As the debate around the effects of online learning continues, Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib shared his thoughts on the issue via...

Students Struggle To Adjust To Online Learning

By Sibongile Ralana As the early days of online learning roll out across various tertiary institutions — but students...

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. ...
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