South African author and chef Dorah Sitole, 67, has died from COVID-19 related illnesses. She was 67. Last year, Mam Dorah, as she was affectionately known by many released her book titled 40 Years Of Iconic Food. Her culinary journey began growing up in the township and led to herContinue Reading

Former South African president Jacob Zuma, 78 is reportedly to being feeling well after being hospitalised following testing positive for COVID-19. Edward Zuma, son of Jacob Zuma, said he is back home enjoying the festive season after he and his wife Gertrude MaKhumalo were tested positive for Covid-19. “We wishContinue Reading

Metropolitan invites South Africans to join together by sharing their losses from 2020, and start 2021 stronger. As 2021 approaches, the world is planning for the year ahead with a high degree of uncertainty and skepticism. The events of this year have ushered in changes that none of us could haveContinue Reading

Speaking of the opportunities opened up by working from home in South Africa, 15% of respondents said they liked working without clothes People working from home during the pandemic have discovered some guilty pleasures that they would now like to keep, according to a new global research commissioned by Kaspersky (, whichContinue Reading

Around the world, many people are choosing to delay treatment for serious and chronic ailments because they are worried about being exposed to COVID-19 in healthcare settings. In the early months of the pandemic, some hospitals in the United States saw a marked decline in the number of heart attack and stroke patients arrivingContinue Reading

Patients returning to private hospitals for treatment will find themselves in an “obsessive infection control bubble” environment that is intended to keep them safer from the novel coronavirus than virtually anywhere else, says Dr Charl Loggerenberg, General Manager of Emergency Medicine for the Life Healthcare group. Loggerenberg says, “Hospitals haveContinue Reading