A doctor opens up about coping with the fears of being a healthcare worker during the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, South Africa’s top judge has defiantly sided with Israel. A Jewish academic explains why this is bad for the judiciary.
In Durban, a unique programme to help destitute drug users may yield positive results beyond the government’s Covid-19 lockdown. Also, what happens when a left-wing football obsessive is deprived of his sport.
After an initial promising response to the Covid-19 pandemic, South Africa now runs the risk of a hidden epidemic, warns a health expert. Also, we investigate how zero hours contracts have encroached on South African factories.
South Africa is having to adjust weekly. State grant issues cause upheaval, an update on athletes and artists who applied for financial help and a Madagascan herbal remedy will be subject to scientific study.
Will the government’s financial relief plan be enough for South Africa’s impoverished citizens? Also, the desperation of living in a shack settlement with Covid-19 in the air and how comedy has changed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Domestic workers are left exposed by Covid-19 at their workplaces – will they be covered by the law? Travelling under the threat of infection. And, we take a philosophical look at school. What it is and what it should be.
Women have been working underground alongside male mineworkers in South Africa’s mines since 2004. We go down a mine to find out if the repressive macho culture has changed. Also on our menu today, the food that working-class people around the world eat has a lot in common. We find out what’s for lunch.
The government has said it has the resources to combat Covid-19. But with repatriated citizens from China set to be quarantined in Limpopo, residents are concerned about the lack of safety information.