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Updated 4 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... →
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... →
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... →
26th March 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is an extreme crisis that puts government under severe pressure. It puts the political judgement of the president or prime... →
25th March 2020 Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV pose a significant burden on South Africa’s health system. There’s a close relationship between the two. About 60% of TB... →
25th March 2020 The rise of China in Africa has triggered an ongoing debate about whether Chinese capital is a barrier that entraps African governments in... →
24th March 2020 As the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads worldwide, some governments have taken rapid and unprecedented action. Others, led by bigoted leaders who... →
23rd March 2020 Suppose you had the choice between two health policies, A and B. Policy A would result in the death of a lot of elderly people. Policy B would... →
23rd March 2020 Pictures of empty shelves and long queues have pervaded all forms of media in South Africa over the past few days. These scenes are not unlike... →
20th March 2020 The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is spreading across the world. For those who catch it, the vast majority will experience mild symptoms, but for... →