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How kind struggle hero Denis Goldberg lit up dark days behind bars with the help of a Rabbi

“In the years I spent there, Bram Fischer was with us until one day he slipped and fell, fracturing the collar of his femur. He was left without treatment for fourteen days,”

The Optimists Theory of Mitigation

We all possess an invisible crystal ball that works illimitably in our minds. For most, it is the subconscious belief that conditions are going to get better; the next day...

Edcon files for business rescue as COVID-19 lockdown brings it to its knees

Embattled retailer Edcon has entered into voluntary business rescue proceedings after losing R2 billion in turnover during South Africa’s lockdown, this was said in a statement on its website. The...

COVID-19: Marketing during a pandemic

Image supplied by Curtin University Dubai About the Author: Disha Laungani is the Associate Vice-President for Marketing and Student Recruitment at Curtin University Dubai. With a...

Why reproductive rights must be a critical part of our arsenal to fight pandemics

By Siddharth Chatterjee Sexual and reproductive health and pandemics might seem to be unrelated topics, but large and dense populations are drivers of the high velocity transmission...

These are the sectors SA is considering reopening in phase 4

On Thursday South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said there would be a gradual phasing out of lockdown, which was implemented in March to contain the rapid spread of COVID-19. Starting...

Op-Ed: Why now is not the time for Africa to mimic rich countries over COVID-19

Here's why e-commerce entrepreneur Mark Doumba believes African countries will overcome COVID-19 with smarter policy responses

An Antidote to COVID-19 Crisis: Business Strategies to Ride out the Storm

Image supplied by Curtin University Dubai About the Author: Dr. Khyati Shetty is the Head of the School of Business and Humanities, Curtin...
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