Before we toast that SA has ‘flattened the curve’, let’s remember those who lost lives and livelihoods to Covid-19

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Unless you’re burdened with a 20-year a-pack-a-day nicotine addiction, respectfully please keep your sympathies to yourself. Picture: Getty Images/Gallo Images
Unless you’re burdened with a 20-year a-pack-a-day nicotine addiction, respectfully please keep your sympathies to yourself. Picture: Getty Images/Gallo Images

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Even though he omitted the hearty “ho ho ho” it felt like Christmas this month as the local spaza charged me R1 for a cigarette.

Sure, he looked a little harrowed, if not short-changed by the transaction.

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