The state scored an e-toll own goal. Now it must play ball

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The state scored an e-toll own goal. Now it must play ball

Instead of wasting time trying to recoup what’s unrecoupable, it should use the gantries for much-needed traffic control

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So government has amended Covid-19 regulations to allow 2,000 vaccinated spectators at stadiums, and it started with the Bafana Bafana vs Ethiopia match on Tuesday.

Great news; vaccinated people must enjoy such privileges. I hear the tickets were snapped up almost immediately they went on sale. Who can blame them? People are hungry for live action.

The last time I was at a stadium was at a packed Orlando on a beautiful night late in 2019, as Pirates eased past Sundowns, a team that is difficult to play and win against. The atmosphere was electric; there was hardly a spare seat in the grandstand. Fans make live sporting events...

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