As Gauteng becomes the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa, the residents of Alexandra say that service delivery has already been affected.
Nurses in Zimbabwe were met with police batons and arrests as they demanded better working conditions, improved salaries and provision of PPE.
A video showing Bulelani Qolani being dragged naked by the police went viral, attracting widespread condemnation. He says that he was treated in the most inhumane way possible.
Two education stakeholders say they are not opposed to the introduction of classroom assistants that would facilitate lesson plans for teachers that need to be working from home due to covid-19 vulnerability.
Healthcare workers at Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane had to stage a silent protest for the hospital management to agree to decontaminate the hospital.
A covid-19 cluster outbreak in a school in Mount Frere causes panic in the Eastern Cape and teachers union calls for schools to be shut down in the province.
The coronavirus has exposed the ailing public health system and the inequalities between private and public healthcare.
Workers and unions continue to be on the defensive under covid-19 conditions as many employers are putting their profits ahead of workers’ health and safety.