Articles by Hoosen Vawda

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Award a Nobel Prize for Peace and Nurture the Killing Fields of Humanity
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Apr 2021

A Trail of Destruction of Two Nobel Laureates in Recent History

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Antiquities, Monuments, Statues, Heritage Sites and Colonial Legacy versus Divergent Cultures, Philosophies, Ethnic Nationalism and Religious Beliefs
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Apr 2021

1 Apr 2021 – A Global Dilemma between Preservation of the Past and the Destruction of Human History – The bottom line is that the oppressed must not transform themselves into the oppressors.  This philosophy was espoused by the first democratically elected President Nelson Mandela of South Africa in 1994, in a bloodless transformation of power from the previous oppressive white minority government.

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Hate Crime, Xenophobia, Racism, Sinophobia, Islamophobia, Anti-Semitism: Call It What You Will, a Crime Has Been Committed
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Mar 2021

I am of the opinion that human beings, from the time of evolution, were hunters and hoarders to ensure their individual survival, instead of ensuring the good of others and the community as a whole. 

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The Use and Outcomes of Complementary and Alternative Medical Systems in the Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic
Prof Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Mar 2021

Global and South African Perspectives: A Holistic Approach

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To Share or Not to Share Intellectual Property Rights: Covid Vaccine Patents and Developing Countries
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Mar 2021

12 Mar 2021 – The availability and approval of different vaccines against Covid were globally welcomed but have faced a series of challenges: problems with the production of the vaccine, with supply chain management, availability of stocks to vaccinate, who should receive the vaccine first, government officials “jumping the queue”, corruption in distribution, the rich are vaccinated the poor excluded, vaccine apartheid in Israel, export bans of vaccines… [read on]

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A Review of the National Strategic Plan: South Africa an Odyssey of Domestic Violence
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Mar 2021

The Presidential Summit against Gender-based Violence and Femicide is primarily an outcome of the mobilisation efforts by women living in South Africa who, on 1 Aug 2018, marched to express their indignation against the increasing levels of gender-based violence and femicide in the country, coupled with the ineffective judicial system, over the past years.

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The Spectre of Domestic Violence and Its Progeny: A South African Perspective
Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Mar 2021

25 Feb 2021 – This singular act of people staying at home resulted in an increase in generalised domestic violence and the birth of its progenies in the form of GBV-Gender Based Violence and VAWAC-Violence Against Women and Children. According to non-governmental organization, Amnesty International, GBV increased in at least five southern African countries during different Covid-19 lockdowns

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To Farm or Not to Farm in Developing Countries
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2021

19 Feb 2021 – The week has been an interesting one full of global challenges. Recent developments in India, Brazil, Ivory Coast and South Africa with reference to farming trends are becoming a major threat to international food security, empire building of various corporations, as well as the stability of governments, impacting on climate change.

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SARS Cov-2 Pandemic in South Africa and the Astra Zeneca Vaccine Fiasco
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Feb 2021

The Sad Odyssey of South Africa Continues for the Rainbow Nation

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Reply to the Message of His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo to the People of Myanmar and the World Following the Coup
Prof. Hoosen Vawda – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Feb 2021

I am in receipt of a 4 Feb 2021 message from His Eminence Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, the Archbishop of Yangon, following a coup in Myanmar. The good Cardinal calls for calm, release of prisoners and urges the West to avoid sanctions against the oppressive military regime of Myanmar. A Time for Reflection

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