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Government continues to fail us

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The government has failed in improving the healthcare system over the nearly three decades of their rule and as usual, we have to take the slack for their failures.


24 Jul 2020
PREMIUM!
Government continues to fail us

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Covid-19 from the Union Buildings in Pretoria, 12 July 2020. Picture: GCIS

Following decades of fighting for democracy, the irony is that the same liberation movement which now governs the country is telling adults what they can and cannot put in their bodies; when they can and cannot work – with no plan in sight on how to create more jobs. When President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a state of national disaster in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the ANC government was cheered on by even its biggest critics. Ramaphosa and his National Coronavirus Command Council seemed to be finally putting SA first. As much as we were taken aback by the...

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