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Vaccines could prevent the exploitation of Africans


 

There have been suggestions within various scientific communities that the African region could be the next epicentre of the coronavirus. For instance, scientists at Imperial College, London, recently predicted that not less than 300000 coronavirus deaths could be recorded in Africa in the coming weeks if preventive measures are not put in place.  Such predictions, […]

Pandemics, new initiatives, and social work


 

There is delight and appreciation from many sectors about the new initiatives announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 21 April 2020 to address the socio-economic situation of South Africans. These initiatives focus, among others, on social relief and protection through grants for citizens who qualify for it, namely:  -An increase in the child support grant […]

The struggles of emerging construction companies pre and during Covid-19 pandemic


 

The construction sector is pleading to be allowed to return to work as from the 1st of May under strict measures to mitigate the spread of the virus. The Construction Covid-19 Rapid Response Task Team (CC19RRTT) is the champion behind this initiative which consists of associations in the construction sector and its entire value chain […]

INNOVATION

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

Let the people be heard and answered

The President in his message to the nation on 24 May 2020, announced that South Africa is moving to level 3 in the national...

ECONOMICS

Payment holidays aren’t the only options in an economic crisis

Covid-19 has hurt the global economy, and a key concern on South Africans’ minds relates to finances, their debt, and how to manage these...