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Coronavirus Chronicles

A dream deferred

Locked down in Vietnam, Roving Reporters’ Bootlegging Baldy, aka Ian Carbutt, defers his dream . . .

Coronavirus Chronicles

Sense and sensibility

Jono Hornby wallows in a mass of self-contradictions, waxes philosophical about art and worries about the future… not least his waning beer stocks. This forms part of Roving Reporters’ Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chronicles The Future We Want

Boeing, Boeing, gone:
Jet-set spread the disease, but it’s the poor who pay

The coronavirus puts communities least able to deal with it at greatest risk. Expect more economic migration, sustainability crises and other maladies, writes environmentalist Dr Andrew Venter.

Coronavirus Chronicles

Help me get home to my sick child,
pleads SA mom stuck in Angola

Many South Africans work on oil fields in Angola or are doing business in the west African country. A flight ban in the wake of the coronavirus has stranded at

Coronavirus Chronicles

Covid-19: Why testing takes time and what to expect

There’s a lot more going on behind the scenes in the testing labs than most patients realise, writes Fatima Khan

Coronavirus Chronicles Social and Justice issues

Stay at home, South Africans!

The Kiffness’s Dave Scott yesterday posted this powerful video, Toto – Africa (Covid 19 version), urging people to stay at home to slow down the spread of coronavirus.  As the

Coronavirus Chronicles Environment

The diary of a bootlegging baldy

Logged out from news desk duties, former Witness photographer, Ian Carbutt, files his first ‘Diary of a Bootlegging Baldy’ from Da Nang in central Vietnam First published by The Witness

Coronavirus Chronicles Environment

Prayers for people in China

Roving Reporters Coronavirus Chronicles were sparked by this Facebook post from a colleague, Robin Martin Challenor. This was before many of us had even begun to think about lockdowns happening