covid 19

Stellenbosch rector begs students to be responsible after ‘superspreader’ Covid event in Cape Town

Written by on 20 October 2020

The rector of Stellenbosch University has begged students to be responsible and focus on their looming exams instead of partying. In an impassioned letter to students, Wim de Villiers urged students not to jeopardise their studies “so close to the finishing line”. “Together we have endured despite much uncertainty and major changes in our academic […]

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Second wave inevitable if SA doesn’t change behaviour: Salim Abdool Karim

Written by on 20 October 2020

With summer season right on the doorstep, many South Africans are consolidating their travelling plans, with some planning beach holidays while for others this will be time to reconnect with families in their home provinces. But the country’s leading epidemiologist and infectious diseases specialist, Prof Salim Abdool Karim, has cautioned that interprovincial holidaying may not […]

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