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17th July 2020 South Africa is now ranked 5th in the world for Covid-19 active cases, 9th for cumulative cases, and 23rd for cumulative deaths. The nation’s... →
16th July 2020 The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed further fault lines in the workings of the East African Community (EAC), often perceived as a... →
16th July 2020 When the new coronavirus rapidly spread across the globe, evidence of its effect on children was still scanty and closing schools seemed the... →
15th July 2020 Hundreds of minibus taxi operators in South Africa recently defied the government’s COVID-19 restrictions prohibiting them from carrying full... →
15th July 2020 During a recent run in Newlands Forest, Cape Town, I encountered a few runners and walkers without masks. When I asked one of them where his mask... →
14th July 2020 A common claim of the governing African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa is its commitment to participatory democracy: the involvement of... →
10th July 2020 A number of Africa’s fragile democracies have become vulnerable to the sword of leaders assuming wide-ranging powers under cover of emergency... →
9th July 2020 There isn’t enough clinical research being done in Africa. Less than 2.5% of all clinical trials in the world are done on the continent. This is... →
9th July 2020 In South Africa, approximately one-million people, mostly black women from marginalised backgrounds, are employed as domestic workers by the middle... →
9th July 2020 What does it mean to be human today? It is an excellent starting point for thinking about human inequality. To be human, in an elementary sense,... →