COVID-19 R350 Grant: why the poor must apply despite challenges

By Andile Mngxitama On 11 May 2020, the Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, announced the government’s revised criteria and requirements for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant of R350 for the poor. This includes the period of the SRD Grant being from May to October 2020; payment methods; who qualifies; and compulsory …

COVID-19 R350 Grant: BLF’s outstanding questions & call on poor to apply

Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu Yesterday the Minister of Social Development, Lindiwe Zulu, announced the following revised criteria and payment methods for the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant of R350 for the poor: 1. The Grant of R350 per month is payable from May to October 2020 to qualifying applicants. 2. …

Stop the Global Solidarity Trial: BLF warns of dangerous drugs as treatment options

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned against using chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients. | Photo: The Destin Log News reports indicating that South Africa (SA) will start participating within the next week in the Public Health Emergency Solidarity Trial (Global Solidarity Trial) that is a project of the World Health Organisation …

Fire Fauci Petition

Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and advisor to President Trump FIRE FAUCI Donald J. Trump, President of the United States RE: Indictment & Firing of Anthony Fauci Dear Mr. President, I am signing this petition to sincerely request your Administration immediately indict and fire Dr. Anthony Fauci. …