COVID-19

How Coronavirus Is Affecting Higher Education

The COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) has affected over 90 countries around the world. From schools to business and shops, normal life has been...

If you’re struggling you may be eligible for relief on your...

Ling Shepherd found out how you can access indigent relief in the City of Cape Town.  One thing lockdown...

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...

COVID-19: Myth Busting Edition

With the announcement of a national state of disaster and a rising number of cases of COVID-19, the South African government has...

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...

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...

COVID-19: The Cure Could Be Worse Than The Disease For South...

Seán Mfundza Muller, University of Johannesburg As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and...

Corona on the other side of wealth

Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu or “I am because you are” is how we describe the meaning of Ubuntu. It speaks to the phenomena...

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...

Women cannabis entrepreneurs in a time of Covid-19

We spoke to women who have launched CBD-infused products and are using social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram to facilitate sales...

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...

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...

Hey Cyril, the family’s got some questions for you …

These days, the only interesting thing about the country’s occasional family meetings is working out whether our aunties on Whatsapp have got...

New review report identifies crossroads for South Africa’s social justice sector

An in depth review of South Africa’s social justice sector that seeks to trace the development of the sector in the post-apartheid...

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...

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...

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...

The Importance of International Social Work Day Amidst The COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 marks International Social Work amidst the global crisis on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The coronavirus outbreak which originated in...

Basic Income Grant funding, explained

There has been a renewed call for the introduction of a basic income grant. The Universal Basic Income Grant (UBIG) has long...

COVID-19 And Pregnancy: Here’s What You Need To Know

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many health issues not directly related to the virus. From access to basic healthcare to sexual health...
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