Health minister Zweli Mkhize is considering a union proposal to incentivise health-care workers at the front line of the fight against Covid-19, as they prepare to embark on rolling mass protests across the country from Friday.

Zola Saphetha, general secretary of National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu), said they met with Mkhize and his team on August 13, where it was agreed that the minister would take the issue of “risk allowance or motivational incentives” for front-line workers for consideration...

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