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The fight against Covid-19 – how Africans are embodying the true meaning of Africa month


 

If you have ever wondered why you feel such a strong sense of responsibility for the people in your community with the Covid-19 crisis upon us, just know that the spirit of unity was forged in our continent through centuries of struggle against colonisation and enslavement. The qualities of Ubuntu are deeply rooted in Africa […]

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 in a time of uncertainty. Whether it’s an entire country or a business or an individual, “payment holidays” are one of the most frequently mentioned concepts – the idea being that […]

Chinese lessons on combating Covid-19 remains relevant, smoking is harmful


 

Goebbelism as a form of propaganda continues to plague our national discourse even during these times of Covid19 when thousands of lives are at risk. If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself, Goebbels had promoted. Another form of this Goebbelism is certainly […]

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

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