BRUCE WHITFIELD: Eight lessons Covid-19 taught SA
And one lesson the government would do well to keep in mind: there are few things more powerful than a citizenry that refuses to collaborate with an incapable state
It’s hardly surprising that after nearly 150 days of lockdown, give or take half a year, our analysis of the government’s response to the pandemic is highly critical. The state hasn’t exactly covered itself in glory.
Much of its communication has been poor, enforcement petty and application patchy. How the economy recovers will make or break this government. Possibly even the ANC itself...