Articles by Liezl Human

“We lived better on the farms” says evictee

Families tell of hardship since being relocated from a farm to an informal settlement in Wellington


10 July 2020

Zackie Achmat calls for activism against Covid-19

Veteran activist receives award for AIDS work


3 July 2020

How we count our dead during Covid-19

From 6 May to 23 June, at least 4,000 South Africans died because of the pandemic

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2 July 2020

Lockdown has worsened pressure on foster care system, says Social Development

About 129,136 foster care orders will expire on 26 November 2020


30 June 2020

Civil society steps in to monitor complaints against the police and army

Earlier lockdown restrictions prevented many people from reporting abuses, says activist


15 June 2020

Health department boss calls for investigation into Glenda Gray

But leading scientist comes out in defence of MRC president

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22 May 2020

Dunoon leaders say they were not consulted on de-densification plans

Provincial government says stakeholder engagement will take place on Thursday


21 May 2020

Doubts over Compensation Fund’s ability to pay out for Covid-19 claims

However, the Fund’s glitchy computer system is at last showing some improvement


18 May 2020

Huge delays in Covid-19 test results

Doctors express concern that results are so late they are not clinically useful

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8 May 2020

Covid-19: Teachers alarmed over schools reopening

Social distancing is a precondition for the reopening of schools, says union


6 May 2020

Fruit packhouse continues operations after Covid-19 scare

Department of Health acted swiftly in screening and testing at fruit packhouse


24 April 2020

How the Western Cape is responding to Covid-19

We had an advantage over countries in the North “because we had the opportunity to observe them, the trajectory of their epidemic, their mistakes”


16 April 2020

Covid-19: Safety ramped up at Ceres fruit packhouse as employee tests positive

Rush to screen workers from Nduli in Ceres where first case was logged this week


16 April 2020

Family facing eviction rejects municipality’s Wendy house

Court document shows that house was supposed to be “a standard two bedroom brick and mortar structure with indoor sanitation facilities”


6 April 2020

Covid-19: Are agricultural workers being protected?

Labour Department warns companies to comply or face closure


1 April 2020