Talking Points

February 26th, 2020 The loss of any loved one is painful and the loss of a spouse is profound. How it is endured depends also on the social, legal and political context in which loss happens, writes Chris Beyrer, a former International AIDS society president, of the...

February 26th, 2020 The travesty is not that income level determines access to quality healthcare, writes Dr Eugene Brink, of Afriforum, on Politicsweb. "The real travesty is that the ANC is trying to cover up its failures with the promise of something that cannot be...

February 12th, 2020 The High Court issuing of an stayed arrest warrant for former President Jacob Zuma over a questionable sick note is by no means a first time the courts have looked sceptically at claims of illness, writes Pierre de Vos on his Constitutionally...

February 12th, 2020 The first discovery in nearly 20 years of a rare new strain of HIV is important, but it does not signify a new public health threat, writes Linda-Gail Bekker of the University of Cape Town in The Conversation. The discovery of a rare new strain...
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