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28 Sep 2021 | Balancing act: Covid-19 vaccine mandates don’t have to undermine your individual rights

Safura Abdool Karim is a public health lawyer at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). She also consults for a health policy research unit funde...

28 Sep 2021 | COVID vaccine mandates don't have to undermine your rights. Here's why

While South Africa has steered clear of compulsory vaccination for now, the country’s laws do allow such a policy. There are two laws the govern...

28 Sep 2021 | Covid-19 vaccine mandates: a constitutional balancing act

The Brits might be doing it. Brooklyn and the Bronx are definitely doing it. The question is: Should we be doing it? The South African government says...

28 Sep 2021 | The female fear factory

The SARChI Chair in African Feminist Imaginations is held by Professor Pumla Dineo Gqola from the Centre for Women and Gender Studies (CWGS). Heather ...

28 Sep 2021 | Tourism sector plan that aims to increase domestic tourism important discussion point at the CUT and DESTEA public lecture

Panellists at the public lecture co-hosted by the Central University of Technology and Department of Small Business Development, Tourism and Environme...

3 Sep 2021 | "If you're a woman who can do math, you can do anything"

“The gender gap in STEM is partly born from a gap between confidence and capability,” said Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, CEO of the Motsepe F...

23 Aug 2021 | Basic Education Department needs a few lessons in 21st-century learning

Most teachers are under-resourced, underpaid, overburdened, inadequately skilled – and expected to shove a one-size-fits-all curriculum set for ...

23 Aug 2021 | Covid-19: Vaccination train begins drive to inoculate communities in remote parts of SA

Transvaco – a vaccination train in support of government's efforts for South Africa to reach herd immunity against Covid-19 – began operat...

23 Aug 2021 | Health experts urge change in Covid-19 messaging to tackle vaccine hesitancy

In the past 24 hours, about 194 000 people were vaccinated. So far the total vaccinations in the country have been over 9 million. The national healt...

23 Aug 2021 | How hesitant are South Africans about getting vaccinated?

Vaccinations are now open to all adult South Africans at long last. In recent weeks, there has been growing concern that demand for vaccines among peo...