While more people are using the internet and social media during the pandemic, they aren’t entirely happy with what they see.
Daniel Radcliffe stars in the unispired Escape from Pretoria, which is more procedural than character-driven.
Decades into democracy, the country's top cricketers still come from fewer than 50 elite schools – mostly boys-only schools.
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According to the estimates by the World Health Organisation, Africa is one of two regions -- along with the Eastern Mediterranean region -- where smoking rates are on the rise.
Health care workers testing people in Nairobi, Kenya during a mass testing exercise for COVID-19.
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Africa needs to be better prepared to deal with future pandemics. That should start with a re-assessment of how countries invest in – and support – local research.
More room should be made for archaeologists who do things differently.
There are some moves towards recognising and redressing archaeology's colonial history.
Two thirds of South African women are overweight or obese and their babies are three times more likely to become obese themselves.
South Africa envisages the gradual closure of older coal plants, mostly located in Mpumalanga. Can these coal fields be turned into renewable energy hubs?
The inequalities in South Africa's education are systematically being exposed at a scale not experienced before.
A health worker drags an electrocardiograph at the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital in Johannesburg.
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Gross negligence won't be excused under any circumstances. But standards for reasonable medical care can't be the same as in pre-COVID-19 times.
Gender, race and rank affect occupational stress.
Changes in South Africa's higher education sector have increased the number and intensity of roles academics take on. This has led to a spike in workload and associated stress.
The bone arrowhead (insert) found at Klasies River main site has much to teach us.
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The artefact comes from deposits dated to more than 60,000 years ago. It closely resembles thousands of bone arrowheads used by the indigenous San hunter-gatherers from the 18th to the 20th centuries.
A healthcare worker collecting a swab for a COVID-19 test from a community member.
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There is hard and persistent work that needs to be planned for, like a kind of ongoing rehabilitation process, to realise the dream of one health system for all South Africans.
The Mapungubwe Golden Rhino is believed to have been made between 1220 and 1290.
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Without a clear framework within which decisions can be made, heritage resources will forever be threatened by development.
A woman walks past a graffiti by Anthony Kihoro in Kenya sensitising people about the coronavirus.
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COVID-19 differs significantly from HIV and Ebola. But the potential consequences of having a misinformed public are similar.
Studying ancient African societies, like Great Zimbabwe, can reveal how communities dealt with disease and pandemics.
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Archaeologists have long studied diseases in past populations. They've explored the evolution of pathogens and how they interacted with humans.
South Africa’s hard, extended lockdown has come at a significant economic cost.
South Africa should base its COVID-19 mitigation strategy on the premise that the pandemic will last for two years unless a vaccine is developed before then.
Health workers go door-to-door to screen for COVID-19 in Pretoria, South Africa.
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South Africa’s disaster management plan targets the most vulnerable. But it needs to respond in a more deliberate way when it comes to people with disabilities.
South Africa's national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
A couple taking in the view from Table Mountain, Cape Town.
Too much ultraviolet radiation is dangerous for human health. Excessive exposure can cause skin ageing and sunburn and can induce melanoma, cataracts, ocular melanoma, and immunodeficiency.