Pandemic

An unprecedented crisis: The economic ramifications of Covid-19

The ways in which we respond to the coronavirus pandemic will determine the world that greets us when we emerge from lockdown

Soundtrack to a pandemic: Africa’s best coronavirus songs

Drawing on lessons from Ebola, African artists are using music to convey public health messaging. And they are doing it in style

Covid-19 has a silver lining

The outbreak and the response to it is showing us that many things are possible, including the provision of water to waterless municipalities

Covid-19: A case for why we all should wear homemade face masks

Countries that have mandated mask-wearing for people going out in public have shown a decrease in the rate of Covid-19 infections

Coronavirus dispatches from smalltown America: Part 2

‘It’s hard to imagine Jesus livestreaming the Sermon on the Mount’

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

‘Worker safety nets inadequate’

With large-scale job losses on the horizon here and around the world, the Covid- 19 pandemic has put the vulnerability of workers in sharp focus

Eusebius McKaiser: Certain views about Covid-19’s global trajectory are anti-poor and anti-human

This is no time to snigger at the high rates of coronavirus in the Global North. We could be just as hard hit — and it is poor people who will suffer the most

Learning in the time of Covid-19

WIth classes being cancelled due to the outbreak of the virus, the academic enterprise can be salvaged through the use of technology

The narratives that define the coronavirus pandemic will influence its outcome

Combatting Covid-19 is as much about public relations as public health. Now is our chance to tell new stories and find new ways of working together

LIVE: Our guide to the coronavirus outbreak in South Africa

The department of health noted in its statement on March 19 that recoveries in previously reported cases were beginning to emerge. (John McCann/M&G)

Editorial: Coronavirus – These are unusual times

South Africa had kept Covid-19 from entering the country for a long time. But in recent days, the number of confirmed cases has increased

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders