A man from England recently went viral after he created the ‘cuddle curtain’ in order to hug his grandmother and protect her from possible infection.
Reader Samantha-Jo Chandler shares from the heart on her blog, Sober Sammy. She has given permission to publish this post about testing positive for the virus while in recovery from addiction.
Springbok legends Joel Stransky, John Smit, Trevor Nyakane and David von Hoesslin, will be handing out food parcels to 1 200 people this Friday as part of the One Cup of Pap initiative.
Unless President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered a proverbial golden goose in his address on Wednesday evening, the aftermath was always going to be pessimistic. And here we are.
‘I can imagine them all just sitting around studying George Orwell novels, thinking how best to adapt them to our lives.’
Take a closer look at the spectacular life of South Africa’s iconic butterfly majestically spreading its wings to take on a world during lockdown.
Kim Nicola Stephens has shot to Facebook fame with her hilarious lockdown post that keeps on going viral. Kim has permitted The South African to publish her pieces.
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom. In a country where people have become nervous and angry about what is going on…
Get stuck in this reader’s tongue-in-the-cheek ‘Dear Corona’ letter which touches on state capture, surfers, dog walkers and 11 million smokers fuming…
Level 3 will include more significant changes than the ones we saw in the transition to Level 4. Here’s how the government see the next phase working.
My husband and I are watching from afar as lockdown grips our home country. It’s weird and somewhat disconcerting.
Having recently qualified as a medical doctor, Michele Vanzaghi’s world was flipped upside-down by a cancer diagnosis and COVID-19.
Does the technological dangers of lockdown’s all-encompassing virtual world not posing more of a long-term threat than the pandemic itself?
A talented self-taught engineer, Rekkie Moyo of Musina in Limpopo, built his own car with discarded material to promote awareness of the worldwide pandemic.
Another instalment of Kim Nicola Stephens Facebook lockdown chronicles. Kim has permitted us to post the piece. Enjoy!
A non-profit organisation has been ‘keeping the dream alive’ for various children from townships in Cape Town with their virtual violin lessons.
SuperSport United defender Bongani Khumalo has sacrificed his salary for a noble cause.
The requirements for students to be able to tune into online classes, cannot be met by all.
We have to set sail like brave adventurers into tomorrow’s uncertain world, reckons this reader.
Two long-distance truck drivers share their #lockdownlife experience on the open road.
‘I am in a foreign country in a foreign time.’ A teacher shares her uphill battle to return to home soil.
What is a Sunday during lockdown? One of our readers shares her nostalgia for that Sunday morning buzz.