Media and COVID-19


6 Jul 2020 | 100 Days of SA National lockdown | Professor Narnia Bohler-Muller weighs in

On March 23, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a countrywide lockdown would come into effect on March 26. The lockdown was the government's int...

3 Jul 2020 | Could the debate over SA's alcohol sales ban have a subtext you're missing?

Urgent application seeks to force government to provide meals to millions of pupils during lockdownEE cites research including a Human Sciences Resear...

3 Jul 2020 | NCOP approves Cybercrimes Bill, two amendment bills

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has passed the Cybercrimes Bill, Civil Union Amendment Bill and the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bil...

29 Jun 2020 | How to keep children learning at home without material resources

Andrea Juan, Human Sciences Research CouncilMost of South Africa’s children have already lost three months of formal education due to the COVID-...

24 Jun 2020 | ENHANCING GLOBAL COOPERATION TO COMBAT COVID 19 AND BUILDING A COMMUNITY WITH A SHARED FUTURE FOR MANKIND

By: Li Mengdi, International Cooperation Department, Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies, China International Publishing Group, and Dr Fun...

11 Jun 2020 | Vaccine manufacturing will test Africa's willingness to collaborate

Africa's adversities highlight the importance of biomedical science - and in particular, the ability to develop and manufacture vaccines - for Africa&...

9 Jun 2020 | Fita brings in its own medical experts to challenge ban on cigarette sales

The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita) has attached two reports from medical professionals showing that banning the sale of tobacco pro...

9 Jun 2020 | Dr Saahier Parker on Metro FM

  To listen to Dr Parker's interview on MetroFM click on the link below:...

9 Jun 2020 | Hunger, stress grows, yet support for Ramaphosa remains high

TimesLIVE reported that a vast majority of South Africans approve of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, despite grow...

9 Jun 2020 | More needed to help Covid-19-struck small-scale farmers

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about how to rebuild, and ultimately, strengthen our economy, which has been severely affected b...