“The most painful feeling any parent can ever experience is to tell your children that there’s no food at home and there’s nothing you can do,” says 53-year-old Tendani Tseisi, a struggling father from Limpopo.
Staff say that a Covid-19 infection surge in the staff and patient population, coupled with a previous lack of personal protective equipment is not conducive to the treatment of Covid-19 patients.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that domestically travelling taxis may be filled to 100% capacity, with the South African Medical Association warning that spending 20 minutes or more in a poorly ventilated taxi will increase one’s chances of contracting Covid-19.
The world’s largest conference on HIV opened today in a special virtual format due to COVID-19. It kicked off with a focus on the links between the two viruses, and a recognition of global debates around racism.
“Growing up, I used to help my grandparents with their small garden where we grew flowers, cabbage and spinach. That’s where I developed an interest in farming,” says Amogelang Moroba, chairperson of the Soshanguve-based organisation #Helpafriendout.