Editorial: Corruption will kill the country

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Mercy Phetla, the former CFO of Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality, was fired on Tuesday – allegedly with the deliberate exclusion of councillors who supported her anticorruption stance. Picture: iStock/ Kritchanut
Mercy Phetla, the former CFO of Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality, was fired on Tuesday – allegedly with the deliberate exclusion of councillors who supported her anticorruption stance. Picture: iStock/ Kritchanut

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When South Africa went into hard lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, economic fallout was inevitable as the country ground to a halt.

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