Many South Africans who have been living in a bubble for years have had to come to terms with the realities of SA due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The virus is holding up a mirror before us, revealing two vital issues: our unequal and still divided society; and the environment within which President Cyril Ramaphosa has to operate.

Many embraced the lockdown when it was first announced, and opened their hearts and pockets to those who were worst affected. However, people soon fell back into the grooves of the past. Old habits die hard...

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