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Do the ‘lies of the ANC drown out its honesty’? A Covid-19 case study

The governing party elite seems to have different rules for its members than the regulations imposed on citizens — and the trust deficit continues to grow

Thief in the night: Covid took my mom

The virus has stolen our last attempts at giving her life dignity; we couldn’t pay our respects or give her the send-off she deserved

Calls for transparency in how KZN manages Covid-19

Doctors, nurses, undertakers and civic activists want national and provincial interventions that address the reality of the dire situation in KwaZulu-Natal

We are staying on adjusted level three — Ramaphosa

Although South Africa’s variant of Covid-19 does not cause more severe illness, the country, according to the president, must be ‘diligent, vigilant and compliant’

Covid logic beats ‘irrational’ human logic

The virus will lose if the government and high-profile people communicate effectively the reasons for restrictions and the compromises that have been made

Dancer and queer rights activist Kirvan Fortuin’s final farewell

The slain dancer and choreographer was so much more than an internationally celebrated artist. They were also a proud queer rights activist and a beloved child and friend

Families struggle with funerals under lockdown

Families have found the cultural cost of burying their loved ones under lockdown difficult to bear, but the financial costs have reduced

I buried my father on Zoom. Was I laying my culture to rest?

The Covid-19 pandemic prevented me from leaving London to be at my father’s funeral in Uganda and perform the rites. Instead, I attended it online

Rural retreat: Allowing people to return home during lockdown could turn a tide

It is important to note that the phenomena of translocality and circular migration in Africa have often served as a strategy of resilience in tough times

DRC in mourning as funeral parties banned

Numerous countries around the world have adopted similar measures to try to counter Covid-19

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