MAIL & GUARDIAN: Coronavirus

A reimagined school is embedded in its community

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing us to respond to issues that were around before Covid-19, including at schools in poor areas

Here’s the story: The psychological effects of the pandemic on children

A free webinar discusses how to help young people struggling to find their place in the new normal without classmates and friends

Eusebius McKaiser: Ramaphosa may want to swap title of president for mister

The president and the National Coronavirus Command Council have turned taxis into vectors of death

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Another teachers union calls for schools to be closed

Naptosa says it is irresponsible to keep schools open and that this is affecting the mental and physical health of teachers and learners

Sadtu calls for the closure of schools

Citing cases such as a school to which only four learners returned, to be met by 20 teachers, the union said Covid-19 is wreaking havoc on learning

Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Police brutality is government policy

For 20 years ministers in charge of the police have been telling them to beat up or kill criminals

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

ANC wants pension funds to finance infrastructure build

The party released its plan for the reconstruction of the country’s post-coronavirus economy on Friday. This would involve changes to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act

Covid-19: The straw that breaks Yemen’s back?

The pandemic may be the final blow to a nation on the brink

Covid-19 deepens Kenya’s educational divide

Children are expected to keep learning at home during the coronavirus lockdown, but a lack of resources makes this a tricky prospect for some of them

Lockdown, day 105: When the chips are really down

Coronavirus statistics are now people we know. The pandemic affects us all and it’s hard to see light at the end of the tunnel

Editorial: Combating Covid-19: ‘It is now in your hands’

Despite the destructive system created by politicians and corporations, we can show the power of community and humanity

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

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