KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala on Tuesday confirmed that 26 people were killed in a stampede in the province as protesters ran riot and police arrested more than 150 people.

Zikalala said the province’s “all important” rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine had ground to a halt because of the unrest. Damage to public and private infrastructure to date was in the region of R1bn, he said...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now