COVID-19

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...

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...

#COVID-19: 5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health

Months into 2020 and normal as we know it has disappeared. We’re in the midst of a global pandemic and COVID-19 is...

Abahlali baseMjondolo: An urgent call to build solidarity in action

This is a statement released at the weekend by Thapelo Mohapi, Mqapheli Bonono and Nomusa Sizani of Abahlali baseMjondolo and Marvin Govender of the...

#HealthcareDuringAPandemic: We speak to three women to understand their experiences

Before Covid-19, public healthcare in South Africa was under-resourced and under pressure. In the pandemic we have seen healthcare workers work under...

Mamelodi hostel residents are tired of waiting for housing

Mamelodi hostel residents are angry at temporary incompletely-built shack houses made of corrugated iron. They are being left without a roof, running...

No data or support: the reality of learning through lockdown in...

The digital divide impacts on students’ academic success and wellbeing, but there are ways to save the academic year and support students’...

Here’s what to think about before leaving the house this summer...

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  We know, Ke Dezemba, that time of the...

#SaveUFHAcademicYear, Say UFH Students

Promises have been made to students that no one will be left behind as the government tries to “save the academic year”....

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...

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...

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...

In their own words: UFS nursing students taking part in the...

In February 2021, the COVID-19 vaccination programme started in South Africa - providing a small glimpse of hope. At hospitals around the...

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...

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...

Digital Vibes report finds Dr Zweli Mhkize’s denial of allegations “untrue”

Months after receiving the Digital Vibes report, president Cyril Ramaphosa has finally released the report. The report was the investigation into the...

Yes you can have summer fun at home

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

Want to meet up with friends and family and still be...

In partnership with the Solidarity Fund.  There are ways to still socialise with loved...

Q&A: Kagiso Trust on the triumph of grade 12 learners in...

The Kagiso Trust is a self-funded South African development agency. This year, the trust is celebrating the performance of  grade 12s in...

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...
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