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The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

The world before this coronavirus and after cannot be the same

Updated 3 hours ago With COVID-19 infections now evident in 176 countries, the pandemic is the most significant threat to humanity since the second world war. Then, as... 

 Replicating global responses to COVID-19 may not work for Africa

Replicating global responses to COVID-19 may not work for Africa

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      Updated 3 hours ago The first case of COVID-19, now a global pandemic present in 199 countries, was reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. Africa’s first confirmed... 

Ambassador Lin Songtian’s recall signals shifts ahead in China-Africa relationship

Ambassador Lin Songtian’s recall signals shifts ahead in China-Africa relationship

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      Updated 3 hours ago The sudden recall from South Africa of Chinese ambassador Lin Songtian was initially interpreted as being a demotion. But the contrary appears to... 

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South African mayor incorrect about Covid-19 ‘vaccine’

South African mayor incorrect about Covid-19 ‘vaccine’

By: Africa Check     Updated 3 hours ago South Africa went into lockdown on 27 March 2020, as the government tries to control the spread of the new coronavirus.  There are now more than... 

A Balanced Memory of Credo Mutwa Would Serve Posterity Better

A Balanced Memory of Credo Mutwa Would Serve Posterity Better

Updated 7 hours ago When a great icon passes on, we often suffer from this toxic analytical dyslexia of not giving a balanced account of their memory because we want... 

The role of public broadcasting in the context of a global threat to humanity

The role of public broadcasting in the context of a global threat to humanity

29th March 2020 On Monday President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the national lockdown of 21 days to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), during... 

Reality of exponential growth of COVID-19 shows South Africa's lockdown is right

Reality of exponential growth of COVID-19 shows South Africa's lockdown is right

27th March 2020 Exponential growth is a hard thing for the human mind to grasp. In nature, it seldom comes at us with the rapidity with which the COVID-19 pandemic... 

The biggest threats to Nigeria managing COVID-19: panic, politics and indecision

The biggest threats to Nigeria managing COVID-19: panic, politics and indecision

27th March 2020 Cases of COVID-19 are rising in Nigeria. Although the federal government hasn’t announced a firm plan to lock down, individual states have started... 

 Thabo Mbeki’s mediation role in Zimbabwe remains unclear

Thabo Mbeki’s mediation role in Zimbabwe remains unclear

By: ISS, Institute for Security Studies      27th March 2020 Nearly 12 years after brokering a short-lived resolution to Zimbabwe’s crisis, Thabo Mbeki was once again called on to mediate. And the crisis... 

New ways of thinking and acting

New ways of thinking and acting

By: Terence Creamer     27th March 2020 Planning, coordination and cooperation have to become our watchwords as we seek to respond to the Covid-19 health emergency and the economic... 

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