South Africa’s economic hub, Johannesburg, is also its most stressed city. Some Joburgers tell us why they’re so anxious. Also, South Africa’s first openly gay male footballer is kicking bigotry out of the sport.
Cosatu has rediscovered its soul, but how is this likely to affect South Africa’s political landscape? And an Afrikaans dominee urges white rugby players to “take the knee” and support Black Lives Matter.
Only 30% of rape cases reported in South Africa are prosecuted. What can be done? Also, why Linton Kwesi Johnson is a poet for these times, and how Tanzania finished its football season in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
There are almost a billion hungry people in the world. We look at how the Covid-19 pandemic is going to make this situation far worse. Also, Brazil is a scary case study of what happens when a president doesn’t take the coronavirus seriously.
The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the globe, with the number of infections and resulting deaths exploding. We speak to an Italian journalist who gives us a taste of a day in the life of a country in lockdown.