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Hurray the post-lockdown era

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From now on, the individual and the community, more than the government, must take greater responsibility for our collective safety.


14 Aug 2020
PREMIUM!
Hurray the post-lockdown era

Mukoni Ratshitanga. Picture: Neil McCartney

If those in the know are to be believed, the lockdown will soon be a thing of the past when the government announces the relaxation of the regulations to Level 2. And so will we begin the return to “normalcy”. This would be in response to many imperatives, the economic ranking uppermost. With each passing day, the lockdown becomes more unaffordable and pushes prospects of recovery further and further away. There is, after all, a threshold beyond which society and the economy can tolerate drastic measures like lockdowns, however well-intentioned, before nasty comebacks start manifesting. More so for an economy...

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