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5 Jun 2020 | Citizens who trust Ramaphosa willing to sacrifice human rights to curb Covid-19 spread, survey finds

South Africans, who have trust in President Cyril Ramaphosa, are more likely to sacrifice their human rights in order to curb the spread of the corona...

5 Jun 2020 | Government cops flak from tripartite alliance for 'heavy handed' lockdown

The tripartite alliance is warning the government that the lockdown’s legitimacy is at risk given the unintended consequence of favouring some p...

5 Jun 2020 | SA citizens willing to sacrifice human rights in COVID-19 fight, study finds

A study conducted during the ongoing lockdown has found that many South Africans are willing to sacrifice their human rights on order to counter the s...

5 Jun 2020 | Social scientists feel left out in Covid-19 fight

Professor Crain Soudien, Human Sciences Research Council chief executive officer, has pointed out that Health Minister Zweli Mkhize’s advisory c...

5 Jun 2020 | The horror of child hunger stalks our land

SA’s plans to combat child hunger were flawed prior to the Covid-19 crisis. And now, the absence of a strategic plan and funds for food relief c...

4 Jun 2020 | South Africans willingly sacrificing human rights to Covid lockdown: poll

A vast majority of South Africans approve of President Cyril Ramaphosa's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, despite growing hunger, loss of human righ...

4 Jun 2020 | COVID-19 Pandemic - Researchers present findings on views of South African public on lockdown

What does the public think about lockdown and the impact it has had on their lives? A webinar shares the findings from the University of Johannesburg ...

4 Jun 2020 | Lifestyle diseases and coronavirus - know your numbers to help keep you healthy

The most commonly associated comorbidities are hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes and obesity. As the number of Covid-19 infections increase...

4 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...

4 Jun 2020 | Surf youth programme shifts focus to feeding the hungry in lockdown

South African surfers have been portrayed in a one-dimensional light during the Covid-19 pandemic. On the ground in Strandfontein, on the Cape Flats, ...