CR takes hands-on approach to Covid-19 corruption: ‘Consequences will be severe’

Fighting corruption was a key theme in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation on Thursday. He has committed to taking a hands-on approach to taking action against theft and graft related to Covid-19 funds. and price-gouging. But he has sent many pupils home and announced that the school year will be extended, as South Africa rises up the ranking of countries with the highest Covid-19 infection rates. He did not lift the ban on alcohol and cigarette sales. President Ramaphosa said the government had made some mistakes but that it had “mobilised the whole of society” to fight the threat from Covid-19. He called on all South Africans to remain “strong, disciplined, focused and safe”.
23 Jul 2020 2PM English South Africa Investing · Business News

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