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Outrage over the death of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis is intensifying. Protests have now erupted to the point where Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz, has called in the National Guard to support local authorities.
As we get closer to the hopeful downgrade (or should I say upgrade?) to Level three of the Lockdown in South Africa, we are still left in a state of general confusion. While the vast majority of us supported the decision to go into a hard lockdown, we are now left questioning every decision made
Looking back over the past year I wanted to share some things I’ve learnt on my mental health journey. Friends and family, listen up, please.
A video of a black man in the US city, Minneapolis, being suffocated to death by police officers has once again brought the issue of race-related police brutality to the fore and has sparked massive outrage and a viral social media backlash.
it’s essential that we remember that our feelings are our own, and they should be felt without being compared to those of others. We need to forgive ourselves for the darkness when it arises from within us, and believe that it too will eventually end, no matter what caused it
The World Health Organisation’s director for the Americas has warned that the coronavirus epidemic is accelerating in the region and it’s expected that Brazil’s death toll will reach 125,000 by early August. The Americas have swiftly taken over the rest of the world when it comes to confirmed infections in the global coronavirus pandemic, withContinue reading “South America Becomes “Epicentre” Of COVID-19 Pandemic – WHO”
Testing for the drug that Donald Trump has touted as an effective treatment for coronavirus and claims to be taking, hydroxychloroquine, has been brought to a halt over fears that it may be dangerous.
Video calls have become such a massive part of our lives during this pandemic, that it’s hard to live without them. What we haven’t yet mentioned is that, slowly but surely, a lot of us are coming to hate video calls.
While the world is absorbed with the Covid-19 pandemic, the ongoing ecological crisis is intensifying. Confronting environmental threats through green recovery strategies can ease immediate health and economic concerns and prevent future threats.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the rules for the next level of easing restrictions on the nationwide lockdown last night, and I couldn’t believe my ears when he specified that tobacco products will remain prohibited.
Today, Australia has asked the UK for their citizens to be exempt from the UK’s policy to quarantine all international travellers, while they also opened schools around the country. And while this seems preposterous to many of us, how is it possible that they have moved on so fast from the COVID-19 outbreak?
After weeks of waiting, sporting events around the world are trying to get the ball rolling again as lockdown restrictions are relaxed. There’s still need for caution, though. Like many other aspects of our lives, it’s likely that the way sporting events are organised will need to see a lot of long-term changes.
Insomnia has become a symptom of this pandemic, whether we’re exposed to the virus or not. If you’re one of the many who have found yourself staring at the ceiling in the middle of the night, know that you’re not alone.
The worst of the coronavirus outbreak is almost certainly yet to come, and it seems we are reaching the end of the beginning.
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