Published in: HomeAlcohol and junk food companies are exploiting the pandemic
From marketing beer with pandemic lingo to giving money to governments, a new report argues that corporate capture...
The people locked down and locked out in the cold during the pandemic
Millions are unable to survive the pandemic or the rules to contain it. Their stories make a compelling case for a...
Published in: 50.50: InvestigationInfant formula companies are ‘exploiting’ COVID-19 pandemic
Companies are accused of using COVID-19 to push their products, including targeting parents’ ‘fears of infection’.
Sex workers abandoned as COVID crackdowns undo Africa’s HIV efforts
Controlling COVID-19 is worsening Africa’s HIV epidemic and destroying HIV services, with sex workers facing...
Now, I have to take whatever clients offer for sex
I’m a sex worker in South Africa. Sex usually costs 70 Rand (about $5), but now I have to accept almost half that,...
South Africa doctors fear spike in non-COVID-19 deaths
Health workers are worried that the focus on coronavirus will result in more deaths from the country’s usual killers...