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The Questionable Decision-Making Process Behind SA’s Lockdown Rules

The Questionable Decision-Making Process Behind SA’s Lockdown Rules

As we get closer to the hopeful downgrade (or should I say upgrade?) to level three of the lockdown in South Africa, we are still left in a state [...]
My Mental Health Struggles Are Not About You, But Here’s How You Can Help

My Mental Health Struggles Are Not About You, But Here’s How You Can Help

It’s mental health awareness month and I’ve been trying to figure out how I can put these thoughts on paper for the last 28 days. With the deadline [...]
Disturbing Video Of Policeman Murdering George Floyd Highlights America’s Police Brutality Crisis

Disturbing Video Of Policeman Murdering George Floyd Highlights America’s Police Brutality Crisis

A video of a black man in the US city, Minneapolis, being suffocated to death by police officers has once again brought the issue of race-related po [...]
Processing Grief in a Pandemic

Processing Grief in a Pandemic

I had a great new job lined up overseas. My suitcases were packed, the tickets and accommodation had all been settled and I was ready to go. Then my [...]
South America Has Become “Epicentre” Of COVID-19 Pandemic – WHO

South America Has Become “Epicentre” Of COVID-19 Pandemic – WHO

The World Health Organisation's director for the Americas has warned that the coronavirus epidemic is accelerating in the region and it's expected t [...]
On a Scale From 1-10, How Sick Are You of Zoom?

On a Scale From 1-10, How Sick Are You of Zoom?

We've been covering a lot of quarantine-related content lately. If you've kept up, you'll already have seen articles about how lockdown has negative [...]
WHO Suspends Testing For Trump-Endorsed COVID-19 Drug

WHO Suspends Testing For Trump-Endorsed COVID-19 Drug

Testing for the drug that Donald Trump has touted as an effective treatment for coronavirus and claims to be taking, hydroxychloroquine, has been br [...]
COVID-19 Can Help Tackle The Ecological Crisis And Begin A Green Recovery

COVID-19 Can Help Tackle The Ecological Crisis And Begin A Green Recovery

While the world is absorbed with the COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing ecological crisis is intensifying. Confronting environmental threats through gre [...]
How Cigarettes Are Becoming A Symbol For The End Of SA’s Democracy

How Cigarettes Are Becoming A Symbol For The End Of SA’s Democracy

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the rules for the next level of easing restrictions on the nationwide lockdown last night, and I c [...]
The Story Behind Australia’s COVID-19 Success

The Story Behind Australia’s COVID-19 Success

Today, Australia has asked the UK for their citizens to be exempt from the UK's policy to quarantine all international travellers, while they also o [...]
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