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Coronavirus jeopardising a ‘very, very finite’ workforce – Africa’s doctors, nurses

The coronavirus pandemic has tightened its grip on much of Africa, where reported cases have more than tripled over the last month, jeopardising overstretched medical teams as the need for care soars.

The big chill: How Africa is moving to battle ‘zombie’ appliances

Africa is often the last stop for cheap, outdated "zombie" fridges and air conditioners discarded mostly from homes in Europe and then illegally resold

We should never underestimate the emotive importance of statues

The problem is that in the US, the UK and South Africa there are numerous statues of men who were the personification of evil, says the writer

Being non-racial is just not enough, anti-racism action is the way...

What good are solemn pledges, of being “non-racial”, finding frequent easy flight in lofty rhetoric, but unable to hold water in everyday reality, asks the writer

Prohibition fever is enough to drive one to drink

We don’t need more rules, especially ones that are disproportionate and irrational, we just need to apply the ones that we have, fairly, uniformly and consistently, says the writer

OPINION: Autopsies reveal Covid-19 is no ordinary respiratory disease

The few autopsies that have been done have revealed that Covid-19 is no ordinary respiratory disease, says the writer

Now football stars must prove they really are worth it

In the post-coronavirus world, money has to go further, money has to work harder and, more than ever, high maintenance must be earned

Washington Mayor Bowser, ‘unbought and unbossed,’ challenges Trump

Mayor declares a small but symbolic patch of the US capital "Black Lives Matter Plaza"

Duo aim to bring ‘revolutionary’ technology to Africa

Nanowave face mask has enabled company to create jobs while supplying what has become an essential item across the globe

Facebook, Instagram introduce gift card feature to help small SA businesses...

Feature gives small businesses the cash injection they urgently need and also enables people to continue to support businesses as they reopen and start to recover from the crisis