COVID-19 'news fatigue' had set in with the UK public, but then the prime minister's chief advisor changed all that.
South Africa's post-apartheid leaders have failed to properly prepare the military for secondary roles such as peacekeeping, let alone to a fight a virus.
Research suggests that children are less likely than adults to catch the virus, pass it on or fall seriously ill because of it. A progressive return of children to school is therefore advisable.
The prime minister's adviser claims to have warned about coronavirus pandemics last year. The internet nerds say otherwise.
Feel like time has come to a standstill? The coronavirus crisis has prompted us to be more creative with our relations to time.
Practical work is essential for science education. But health measures compromise their traditional organization. Here are some game-changing solutions.
South Africa's management of the COVID-19 pandemic must now shift from a centrally regulated approach to one that enables participation and compliance by communities, workers and businesses.
Police are using drones to enforce rules and surveil and intimidate people.
Self-sufficiency, outdoor space and a home office will likely be high up the list in future.
Do people at the top think there is one rule for them and one rule for others? Bluntly, yes, they do.
Vietnam is one of the poorest nations in Asia, yet it has had remarkably few Covid-19 cases. In part, the country's limited resources led to a cautious, proactive approach.
#WFH? It seems a lot of people have quickly become used to it.
You're heading to your first post-COVID-19 dinner party. How many guests is too many? Are hugging and handshakes OK now? And most importantly, should you bring your own cutlery?
There are many similarities between Spanish flu and coronavirus, from school closures to mask debates. The story of 1919 also shows governments face choices that can have a terrible cost in lives.
The court says people need to be able to trust the government to abide by the rule of law, make rational regulations, and not intrude on the rights of those subject to the law.
Global quarantine is not a long-term solution – we still have a lot of work ahead.
Nairobi's refugees have few savings and depend on the day-to-day cash they generate from street vending.
Was the government correct to think that adherence would fall over time? Perhaps.
Compliance with occupational health and safety requirements is already poor and few inspections of workplaces are being done.
The Lagos state government must go beyond food packages as stimulus, and build capacity for poor people.