Covid-19 discourse reveals society’s imaginings
The ANCYL Peter Mokaba region's statement betrays regression to a parochial provincialism and retreat from the civic spirit and humanism that informed the anti-colonial and apartheid struggles.
A customer is seen next to empty bread shelves as South Africans queue at a local supermarket to stock up on general products on March 16, 2020. - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on March 15, 2020, following a special cabinet meeting on matters relating to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Governments across the continent have banned public gatherings, shut schools and restricted travel from areas hit by the pandemic (Photo by FERNANDA PESCE BLAZQUEZ / AFP)