EDITORIAL | Shut down the depraved cashing in on Covid

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EDITORIAL | Shut down the depraved cashing in on Covid

We need to send a strong message to opportunists using the pandemic crisis to plunder state coffers

Editorial

SA has spiralled to the fifth-worst-affected country globally for our burden of positive coronavirus cases.

While it comes as we grapple with the economic devastation the pandemic is triggering, another crisis looms – the growing number of opportunists who are using this crisis to plunder state coffers.

Systemic political corruption has already ravaged our country as the state capture inquiry continues to highlight...

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