SHIRLEY DE VILLIERS: Dear minister Patel, when can we wear the matching Mao suits?
What the citizens of Hong Kong did in the absence of government directives shows that where people are informed and compassionate they can protect themselves and their communities against the spread of Covid-19 infection
It’s not entirely clear why President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Wednesday night.
Perhaps he hoped to quiet the increasingly voluble suggestions from the twitterati that he’s been MIA. Perhaps the purpose was for him to be this week’s fall guy for the collective failings of the executive. But it certainly wasn’t to give the nation any of the certainty it so desperately craves...
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