Unconstitutional lockdown judgment is a lesson for Africa's disaster management

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 A man sits in a Covid-19 hospital in Rome, Italy. Hospitals around the world are under greater pressure as they battle to deal with increased patient loads and treat those who have contracted the virus. Picture: Antonio Masiello / Getty Images
A man sits in a Covid-19 hospital in Rome, Italy. Hospitals around the world are under greater pressure as they battle to deal with increased patient loads and treat those who have contracted the virus. Picture: Antonio Masiello / Getty Images

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It’s unfortunate that the Pretoria High Court declared government’s current Covid-19 coronavirus lockdown regulations invalid and unconstitutional.

But there’s a lesson to draw here which can assist other African countries, as our situation is neither unique nor isolated.

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