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Frustrating wait for SASSA beneficiaries despite promises of smooth process during lockdown
As pensioners and social grant beneficiaries make their way to pay points across the country, Cape Town grant holders expressed Read more.
‘It is not a holiday”: CPFs on Covid-19 lockdown
South Africans are well into their fourth day of the 21-day national lockdown imposed by President Cyril Ramaphosa in a Read more.
SA Muslims Covid-19 Task Team launched
Various organisations from within the Muslim community of South Africa have banded together to coordinate a coherent Muslim community response Read more.
Reports of spaza shops being closed despite govt regulation
As South Africans entered its 21-day national lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, there remains uncertainty around whether Read more.
South African woman quarantined in Kenya commits suicide
A South African woman has committed suicide at the Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI) in Nakuru, where she was under Read more.
Most effective way contain Covid-19 is isolation – Ramaphosa
The most effective way for countries like South Africa to contain the spread of the Covid-19 is for the population Read more.
‘Go home’ – police and army personnel enforce lockdown regulations in Khayelitsha
Police and members of the army on Saturday worked together to make sure that the regulations stipulated under the 21-day Read more.
Government secures 41 000 water tankers in bid to curb spread of COVID-19
Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says government has procured 41 000 water tankers to be distributed to areas with Read more.
Saudi Arabia seizes five million hoarded masks as death toll doubles
Saudi authorities have seized more than five million medical masks that were illegally stockpiled amid the coronavirus outbreak, state media Read more.
Coronavirus: Netanyahu aide diagnosed with disease
An aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Monday, but it was Read more.
India’s COVID-19 lockdown hits HIV+ and chronic patients hard
On the morning of March 26, the third day of lockdown in India’s capital over coronavirus fears, 15-year-old Himanshu’s mother Read more.
Coronavirus – a crisis that reveals Muslim faultlines
OPINION by Ebrahim Rasool A Moment of Rupture Globally the community of Muslims has had to make an almost unprecedented Read more.
Myths, lies and the coronavirus: How Middle East tensions are being stoked
By Mark Owen Jones Coronavirus is being opportunistically weaponised through disinformation and propaganda tactics aimed at demonising political opponents, while Read more.
The Delhi pogroms and the case of the disposable Indian Muslim
By Azad Essa They came to the hospital with gunshot wounds, stabbings, acid burns and mutilated genitalia. Homes and mosques Read more.
Crisis and opportunity: The ‘Deal of the Century’ challenge for Palestinians
After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed ‘Deal of Read more.