Wits students have initiated an errand-running service to provide a potential income for fellow Witsies.
The funds that were raised on Tuesday night’s star-studded occasion are directed towards HospiceWits’ daily expenses and operational costs.
“What started out as me making sandwiches and providing fruit to 190 people at a shelter turned into providing 14 000 meals and 100 food parcels during our busiest week to numerous locations across Cape Town.”
Au pair and event promotion manager, Kiara*, 23, from Johannesburg is one of the many South Africans who have been left without an income during the lockdown period. To make up for this loss of income, she has turned to the OnlyFans app to produce paid-for adult entertainment content for her subscribers.
Emma O’Connor is a student journalist at Wits Vuvuzela. This is her life in lockdown in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Wits Vuvuzela spoke to individuals within the fitness industry on their move to online teachings.
It is time to stop pointing the finger at what everyone else is doing during lockdown that is not to your personal satisfaction.
“A Men in Black movie without Will Smith or Tommy Lee Jones is like cereal without the milk.”
A South African stuck in Egypt is not sure when he will be able to return home.
Wits University in Johannesburg will be switching to the online remote learning environment from Monday, April 20. Various measures have been put in place to address remote learning challenges.
“My income is highly dependent on the amount of tips I get. Since I am not an essential worker I have not been working for almost 20 days to date.”
The Dean of health sciences faculty urges students to “remain calm” amid the spread of COVID-19. (more…)