Yolanda Mhlungu | Workers’ Day: Covid-19 compounds challenges faced by working class

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As the nation commemorates Workers Day on May 1, one wonders what exactly we are celebrating this year. Photo: iStock
As the nation commemorates Workers Day on May 1, one wonders what exactly we are celebrating this year. Photo: iStock

It is over a year since South Africa confirmed its first coronavirus case. Our government was proactive and showed notable leadership skills by placing the country under level 5 lockdown to curb the spread of the virus.

It then launched the largest social welfare relief programme in the country’s history to assist the most vulnerable.

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