Cosatu threatens to pull support from ‘feeble’ Ramaphosa administration
President’s ally calls his government dysfunctional as public anger grows over corruption in Covid-19 fight
President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to stem growing public anger over allegations of corruption that are undermining the country’s Covid-19 efforts.
While Ramaphosa had harsh words for the perpetrators of corruption, saying profiting from the pandemic was an act of scavengers and a heinous crime, labour federation and ANC ally Cosatu warned that it would part ways with his administration “if corruption is left unchecked and workers are not protected against a deadly virus”. ..