Media and COVID-19


24 Jul 2020 | New survey by UJ and HSRC reveals parents wants children to stay at home

A new survey conducted by the University of Johannesburg and the Human Sciences Research Council has found that two out of three parents don’t w...

22 Jul 2020 | Dr Justin Visagie on Channel Islam International

Dr Justin Visagie discusses the impact of the Covid19 lockdown on informal settlements. To listen to the interview click on the link below:...

22 Jul 2020 | Dr Visagie - interview on SABC Channel 404

Dr Justin Visagie discusses the impact of the Covid19 lockdown on informal settlements.To listen to the interview click on the link below:...

21 Jul 2020 | Dr Visagie's interview on NewzRoomAfrika

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

21 Jul 2020 | Survey shows South African firms in some sectors are highly innovative

The ‘one good thing’ caused by COVID-19, according to a recent Harvard Business School publication by Hong Luo and Alberto Galasso, is tha...

20 Jul 2020 | Reconfiguring dense informal settlements is in the policy spotlight - and rightly so

By Justin Visagie, Mark Misselhorn, Andreas Scheba and Ivan TurokResettling informal communities is not an option because of the damage it causes to l...

15 Jul 2020 | Covid-19 and the role of the judiciary: Contradictions and confusion

A recent series of judgments by courts on the Covid-19 disaster regulations have reached seemingly contradictory conclusions – the pending appea...

14 Jul 2020 | Previewing President Ramaphosa's nation address: Prof Narnia Bohler Muller

This address by the President is the first since June 17 when he announced the move to Level 3 - and follows a meeting of the National Coronavirus Com...

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...