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Learning from progressive attempts at ending AIDS by 2030


 

South Africa is part of excellent and uncelebrated contributions and initiatives to end AIDS by 2030. Many international conversations credit South African scientist for coming up with the suggestion of putting all the infected on treatment in order to end new infections and deaths due to AIDS by 2030.   The brilliant thinking is apparently behind […]

Lockdown – relaxation and litigation


 

The lockdown, the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and the subsequent regulations for the lockdown are most certainly going to precipitate litigation in the Courts in relation to their legality and constitutionality.  In this legal contestation in the Courts, instituted by, inter alia, political parties, such as the Democratic Alliance (DA), the Freedom Front (FF), […]

Surrender aspects of national sovereignty and embrace global solidarity


 

In April 1994, the heinous apartheid regime in my country, South Africa, came to an end as its citizens celebrated its first democratic elections. April 1994 was also the beginning of the Rwandan genocide with almost a million Tutsis killed – a stark reminder of the dangers of ethnocentric nationalism. The demise of apartheid South […]

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Is 5G transmitting large amounts of data, harmful to human health...

In the midst of the virus SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) outbreak, a third of the world’s population currently has limited freedom of movement due to the...

EDUCATION

Our souls too must be fed!

Attending a Catholic primary school, we were encouraged from that age already to partake in Holy Mass during the week as well. It was...

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Lockdown – relaxation and litigation

The lockdown, the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and the subsequent regulations for the lockdown are most certainly going to precipitate litigation in the...