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We need to galvanise young South Africans to be Covid-19 myth-busters

‘Massive infodemic’ has created a situation where science is questioned, and conspiracy theories thrive, says the writerFOLLOWING South Africa’s first coronavirus case on March...

Memories of fighting COVID-19 preserved in museums

A donation ceremony of anti-epidemic objects was held at the Wuhan Revolutionary Museum on Monday, the 44th International Museum Day, as part of its...

South African universities offering virtual tours.

Six South African universities are currently offering these tours of their campuses.This virtual tour does require you to download the SU Facilities app on...

Reimagining TVET education in a time of Covid-19

In South Africa face-to-face tuition has been stopped since March 18, with multi-modal “remote” learning (online, analogue and print) planned across the higher education...

Covid-19 pandemic holds lessons for SA’s universal health care plans

Pandemic is shedding light on how best to go about building the National Health Insurance (NHI) – and what to avoidTHE NATIONAL Health Insurance...

‘Covid toes’, other rashes latest possible rare virus signs

As the coronavirus continues to spread, less common symptoms are being reported including loss of smell, vomiting and diarrhoea, and increasingly, a variety of...

Cigarette ban failing its intention – study

Research shows that the majority of smokers have bought cigarettes during the lockdownMOST smokers have been able to purchase cigarettes during the lockdown period,...

We are divided by class, not race

Class has replaced race as the main determinant of privilege, says the writerSOMETIMES a crisis, like the fight to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, can...

Mobile money could emerge as the winner in a post-Covid-19 world

Mobile money services are taking off in developing countries, particularly in Africa, targeting those with no or limited access to the banking and financial...

Energy supply must go beyond fixing Eskom

To face up to our national crisis and provide some light at the end of what at times looks like a very dark tunnel,...

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