Caring clergy should refuse to co-operate. Too many congregations will serve as virus multipliers, writes Peter Storey.
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Because the lockdown was protracted, the damage to the economy will be severe, says Thabi Leoka.
Some people may choose or have the luxury to self-isolate. Other, particularly younger, households may weigh the risk of joblessness and hunger over Covid, and therefore choose to keep working, writes John Steenhuisen.
On Tuesday, Singapore unveiled its fourth stimulus package worth 33 billion Singapore ($23.2 billion) to support the economy from COVID-19.
ESG compliant farmers will attract more investment, says Sifiso Ntombela.
Failure to provide subsidised transport to and from schools, within the criteria of the Learner Transport Policy, is a violation of the basic right to education, says Ofentse Mokwena.
Stakeholders in the South African tourism industry have told President Cyril Ramaphosa the industry could lose up to 600 000 jobs by September, if Covid-19 lockdown regulations continue to prevent it from operating.
The alcohol industry has called for the urgent reopening of the manufacturing, distribution and trade of alcohol during Level 3 of the national lockdown.
In all the talk about the tobacco ban, there has been very little effort to engage with the science of vaping, writes Asanda Gcoyi.
Even as we phase ourselves out of the lockdown, the world we are returning to will be far more dangerous than when we left it. We must continue to self-isolate, maintain physical distancing and avoid crowded areas.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has continued his consultative tour ahead of the country moving down to Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown.
Some hairdressers are living hand to mouth and are pleading for the ability to earn an income, the Western Cape High Court heard in an urgent court application.
As the world is slowly starting to return back to work - have we learned anything? Will we individually and collectively change our lives and if so, how? asks Melanie Verwoerd.
We cannot solve our socio-economic problems by using the same thinking that generated them. Ground-up citizen participation and co-creation are the only guarantors of restoring dignity and responsibility to communities, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
South Africa is likely to see long-term economic damage and "deep scarring" on unemployment numbers unless urgent reforms are implemented to attract foreign investment and improve ease of doing business.
Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang pledged to impose a controversial new national security law through "enforcement mechanisms" on Hong Kong and Macau.
The Tygerberg district is one of Cape Town’s five most virulent Covid-19 hotspots, according to the province. News24 explored the suburb of Bellville in the district first-hand, to see how people were navigating life.
The government should consider partially reopening of the economy, allowing sectors with the highest number of employment concentration to operate on skeletal mode, writes Chuma Mbaleki.
South Africa, crippled by decades of corruption and an economy in crisis, cannot afford to let blind dogma trump the social and economic arguments for lifting prohibition immediately, writes Christopher Snowdon.
The smartest minds in our country are showing us that a continued lockdown will not save lives and if anyone thinks that unemployment and poverty are not killers - you are mistaken, writes Herman Mashaba.
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