EDITORIAL | Where are our warriors against super-spreaders?
King Goodwill Zwelithini’s funeral will ironically stand as a reminder of how not to conduct Covid-19 funerals
It indeed is the truth we begrudgingly accept that some things we may never understand, much less accept. Some of these are clothed in religious dogma or cultural terms.
King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, the monarch for all, was buried only by men – in 2021. Some kings are buried only at night – without informing their subjects of the date of their funerals. We may, if so inclined, crack our skulls, but in the end, what is to be achieved?
The one thing though we must not tire from doing is asking those in government to do what is required of them. The privilege of high office comes with commensurate responsibilities. It’s a social contract. One such contract is related to government’s responsibility to keep all of us safe from a marauding global health pandemic coronavirus...