Technology has been a means of connection during the pandemic. Many have practiced social distancing and relied on their phone for some company. Google has taken advantage of today’s technology by developing a feature called Exposure Notifications. This added feature works in conjunction with apps developed by governments across the globe to help track and notify you if you have been in contact with an infected person.
Sheppard Dlamini was one of the men involved in the study, his story speaks to the overlaps between hunger, violence and poverty across South Africa today.