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A brief history of anti-black violence in China

The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the Covid-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination

SOS: Covid-19 leaves stranded Africans distressed and abandoned

Many African governments have paid little more than lip service to their citizens stranded all over the world

How China broke the chain of infection

As information about the coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organise an immense campaign against its spread

Building Carma: Matters of the heart and its diseases

Research at Stellenbosch University looks at the link between viral infections and cardiovascular disease

Pandemic gives us a last chance to avert climate – and social – catastrophe

As Covid-19 upends life, it has taught us critical lessons and offers an opening to confront other crises. Political will is required, of course

‘My biggest fear was getting the virus and dying in a foreign country’

South African Wuhan evacuee speaks about his nine-week ordeal

South Africans from Wuhan quarantine group safe to go home

After testing negative for Covid-19, 112 South Africans quarantined in Limpopo can now go home

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

The coronavirus outbreak through the eyes of a South African doctor in Seattle

Surviving Covid-19 — and Modi

A religious and nationalist agenda has replaced the promise of development and left India ill-equipped to manage the pandemic

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

665 to 12-million infected: The possible SA coronavirus numbers

If nothing changes and infections continue to increase at the current rate, South African healthcare facilities could be further overwhelmed

Fear, ignorance stalks returnees from Wuhan

The cost of placing South African evacuees from Wuhan in quarantine in Limpopo will cost an estimated R6.7-million

Parents concerned about the future of students returning from China

Free State to suspend bursaries of students repatriated from Wuhan

Covid-19 to take precedence at special Cabinet meeting

The 122 South Africans repatriated from the disease epicentre in Wuhan, China are expected back in the country on Friday

Containing Covid-19: SA must learn from the mistakes of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic

In 1918, 6% of the population died from the Spanish flu.This could have been avoided had soldiers returning from World War I been strictly quarantined

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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