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Jacob Zuma during lockdown: A shower and eleventy-four days
‘Lockdown! What lockdown? Ace told me they would not dare lock me up,’ Baba roared.
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Lockdown rebellion is a dangerous sign
The SANDF troops and the cops don’t seem to care about the human rights of those they are policing during the lockdown.
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Don’t blame Moody’s for ‘kick in the teeth’ downgrade
Let’s not blame the international financial institutions – this time anyway – for our imploding economy.
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Don’t try to redress racial imbalances right now
It is one thing for a country, in normal times, to try to redress historical racial imbalances or to favour its nationals against competing foreigners.
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Elise Serfontein is passionately following a calling
The founding director of Stop Rhino Poaching plays a prominent part in helping prospective donors or budding conservationists understand how complex, yet rewarding, the work she does is.
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Orchids and Onions – ‘Stay at home’ ads strike a chord
Let’s hope that this spirit of unity in the face of a common enemy and the messages of national solidarity live on once the country emerges from the shadow of coronavirus.
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Health services are facing their biggest test ever

Columns Health services are facing their biggest test ever

It is a source of comfort that so many organisations are stepping up to fill the gaps where the vulnerable are likely to fall through.

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Vignettes of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown

Columns Vignettes of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown

We must sustain discourse on the challenge of how best to make our society more equal and resilient to the outbreak of diseases and other natural disasters.

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We all have to deal with this lockdown

Columns We all have to deal with this lockdown

Spare a thought for those who will find the next three weeks more difficult than most of us.

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Listen to the experts, and accept that you may be an idiot

Opinion Listen to the experts, and accept that you may be an idiot

Sometimes you have to accept that you’re just not as smart as you think you are and that you might, in fact, be a complete idiot. If you’re spreading crazy conspiracies and refusing to take the current situation seriously, this column is about you.

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Me vs Us: Individual and social rights in retail, lockdowns and the long term

Columns Me vs Us: Individual and social rights in retail, lockdowns and the long term

I bought a pack of face masks, and it was instructive.

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SA is poorer after Credo Mutwa’s death

Editorials SA is poorer after Credo Mutwa’s death

Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa last year hailed him as a ‘human treasure’.

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Toe the line, citizens, lockdown is here for a reason

Editorials Toe the line, citizens, lockdown is here for a reason

Tomorrow will be, as the cliché goes, the first day of the rest of our lives. Let’s embrace it.

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Covid-19 pushes technology to the fore

Columns Covid-19 pushes technology to the fore

This period of little face-to-face interaction will help us to innovate and learn more about what the Fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing us.

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Adhere to Ramaphosa’s call: stay home

Columns Adhere to Ramaphosa’s call: stay home

Remember, the virus doesn’t move – it moves with you. Stay put and we’ll have a chance.

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I have a feeling about Covid-19… not a conspiracy theory

Columns I have a feeling about Covid-19… not a conspiracy theory

What better place to find solutions than where it all started. Get my drift? What an ideal time for the saint to become the saviour and replace the US as world leader.

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Panic buyers put themselves at risk

Editorials Panic buyers put themselves at risk

By running to stock up before heading to your ‘safe’ bolthole where you think you can keep the world and the virus at bay, you endangered your own health.

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Government deserves credit for taking a tough decision

Editorials Government deserves credit for taking a tough decision

Our government appears to be tackling this in an efficient and tough, but democratic way.

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Covid-19 offers us an opportunity

Columns Covid-19 offers us an opportunity

This too shall pass. Let’s not waste this opportunity to rediscover our humanity.

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Lockdown might turn us into malleable, obedient servants

Columns Lockdown might turn us into malleable, obedient servants

Even though I have nowhere to go, I now feel trapped and desperately want to go out.



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