South Africa

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. ...

We Need Long-lasting Solutions For South Africa’s Informal Settlement Residents

By Lauren Royston and Maanda Makwarela It has taken a very long time for land reform to be taken...

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...

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...

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...

TB, HIV And COVID-19: Urgent Questions As Three Epidemics Collide

Emily Wong, University of KwaZulu-Natal Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV pose a significant burden on South Africa’s health system. There’s...

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...

Ways To Help Vulnerable People During COVID-19 Outbreak

The COVID-19/coronavirus outbreak has been a source of anxiety for many of us. It has reinforced the huge inequalities in South Africa...

Book Fayre: How Meeting Authors Inspires Children To Read

Literacy levels in South Africa have long been a cause for concern. Many children in South Africa cannot read with understanding in...

Moe Shaik’s Memoir Is The ANC Spy Bible

In his new book and memoir, Moe Shaik, former head of the South African Secret Service takes the reader through the days...

“Cry Of The Xcluded” Want a Say In Budget 2020

The Assembly of the Unemployed (AoU) and several trade unions have come together to protest the South African government’s economic policies. The...

What Activists Want The President’s SONA To Say

President Cyril Ramaphosa faces a tough challenge for the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA). Rolling blackouts, failures at state-owned agencies,...

New Refugee Amendments Not Welcomed

The Refugees Amendment Act, 2008 gazetted by the minister of home affairs Aaron Motsoaledi came into effect from January 1. These are...

We Stan Africa’s Top Woman Coach

Last week Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis retained her title as the top woman coach on the African continent. This isn’t her...

Minister Angie Motshekga, Please Don’t Call Us To Celebrate Failure AGAIN!

Every year we are called out to celebrate matric results without looking at our basic education failures. When Minister Angie Motshekga formally...

SA Books, Movies, Music Albums To Anticipate in 2020

If you thought 2019 was a great year for South African entertainment, get ready for what’s coming your way in 2020. From...

Recounting The Wildest Moments Of SA Politics In 2019

It’s that time of the year where we look back at all the interesting events that have taken place. 2019 has had...

Goodbye, 2019 – You Have Been Memorable

Let us count the ways this year has been wonderful.  Compiled by Fatima Moosa The Springboks...

Why The Tafelberg Case Is Key To Stubborn Apartheid Spatial planning...

EXPLAINER The fight for affordable social housing continues in South Africa. The Cape Town High Court has been...
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