Monthly Archives: June 2020


In light of the global shutdown enforced by world leaders, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, griping societies at large, vulnerable people are faced with various challenges. Our team has embarked on a grass roots mission, to stave off hunger in the hardest hit sectors of society. We started the feeding programme in Belhar, Northern Cape […]

Outrage over recent spate of GBV related murders

Image: REUTERSA woman holds a sign as demonstrators gathered at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town in September last year during a protest against gender-based violence. South Africans have expressed their shock and outrage over the recent murders of Naledi Phandingwayo and Tshegofatso Pule who were both murdered over the weekend. Phadingwayo […]

Coronavirus drug breakthrough – and how it will be used in South Africa

0 South Africa will look at the use of the drug, dexamethasone, as a means of the treatment for severe Covid-19 cases in the country. Minister of Health Dr Zweli Mkhize said in a statement early on Wednesday morning (17 June), that the drug had seen a successful trial in the UK. Dexamethasone is a steroid that […]

UK researchers claim ‘breakthrough’ in COVID treatment with ‘Dexamethasone’; here’s all you need to know

In a clinical trial, it was found that Dexamethasone – a steroid drug available worldwide typically used to reduce inflammation – reduced deaths by up to one-third in severely ill-ventilated COVID patients. New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: With over eight million confirmed COVID infections recorded worldwide till now alongside more than 4,41,000 fatalities, the struggle […]

Covid-19 may be life-threatening even without the ‘typical’ symptoms

It should also be noted that people who already have any kind of heart or blood vessel disease may be at greater risk for not only contracting Covid-19 but also more severe illness. People who develop serious complications arising from the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infection do not necessarily experience the symptoms most commonly associated with […]