Fans are desperate to return but authorities in the sector have shown little appetite to tackle difficult questions
How does South Africa return to a pre-pandemic world, or at least one closely resembling it? That’s the question for policymakers as our country’s recovery lags its peers
Indemnity clauses and fears of fake jabs mean Nigeria’s government must do its vaccine roll-out alone
Risk of next pandemic greater than ever, scientists say, but world can act
Paddy Harper isn’t the only one who’s broke: everyone from Zuma to Luthuli House, never mind the chronically unemployed, is feeling the pinch these days
Vaccine acceptance has risen to 72%, but inequality remains the biggest stumbling block for poor people’s access to the jab
Hesitancy is this week’s theme: from white men who don’t want a jab, to Bushy Maape, who doesn’t seem all that keen on his new job
Covid-19 variants are new versions of the virus that are smarter at surviving. But before we can understand what these changed forms mean for vaccines, we first need to go back to the basics. We take you through the evolution of the virus and what this means for your body’s defences.
Why should you wait for two weeks after a flu jab before getting vaccinated for Covid-19, and is it safe to get a shot if you have a weak immune system? We break it down.
Paediatrician Alastair McApline says that the reasoning Angelo Ryan uses to justify this position in an M&G opinion piece is ‘specious and flawed’
Vaccines save lives. But why don’t we want to hear why people do not want to get the Covid-19 vaccine? It is important we get the right messaging across for us to achieve herd immunity.
Six months into Botswana’s vaccine roll-out, only 5% of the population has been vaccinated
Even if herd immunity is finally reached in South Africa, non-pharmaceutical measures are necessary
Recent crises such as the Covid-19 pandemic have exacerbated life’s struggles and losses have overwhelmed many children.
For six weeks Ramaphosa has told us he is following process and Mkhize continues to get a fat ministerial salary as he relaxes on special leave.
Only 5% of chief executives are women and the gender pay gap is most pronounced in the top JSE-listed companies, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report released on Thursday. The report, which tracked executive director remuneration trends in 285 companies, found that there were only 81 women executives among the 725 people whose pay was […]
Empowering her people through music and education, Maggie Mkandawire fights the Covid-19 pandemic in her own unique way
The global economy will expand by 6% this year but the economic gap between nations is widening.
We need a commission of inquiry to find the central characters in the tragic event that played out in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
Children are being deprived not only of education, but also nutrition. Governments and the international community must secure these inalienable rights
The global brewer paid billions to gain a foothold in South Africa, but the deal wasn’t all it was cracked up to be
The fact that access to quality healthcare is determined by race, gender, geography and power is proven, as is healthcare’s shameful history of exploitation of those with less power for ‘research’. The future must do better
Afraid, Ntokozweni villagers looked over the hills at people burying loved ones ‘but now they are free’
The level four lockdown may have been too late for Gauteng but other provinces will benefit from stricter measures
After all, it would be hard to appear on the arms deal corruption case if he were serving time for contempt of court and the Zondo inquiry
Stop those rambling family meetings, in which the public is treated like a child, and let us ask you questions
It’s not only Big Pharma that uses people’s fears and illness to boost profits. A company’s billboard on the M5 near Cape Town is doing the same
As the Delta variant of Covid-19 spreads rapidly across the country, government places South Africa on an adjusted level 4 lockdown
Fatih Birol, the IEA’s executive director, says wealthy countries have a ‘moral responsibility’ to enable a just transition
Surpassing previous Covid-19 waves the third is sure to hit harder, yet there is little evidence of a move toward tighter regulations.
The decuplets were a fiction, and Ramaphosa’s iPad wasn’t stolen after all. Paddy Harper’s vaccine, however, is still MIA, but he’s feeling hopeful he’ll get one soon
Delaying the vaccination of prisoners could lead to a public health disaster