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 […]


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...


A crises within a crises

The United States, currently the world's epicentre of the deadly Coronavirus, with over 100 000 deaths to date, has been plunged into a "crisis...


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...