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Civil society organisations frustrated with government’s lack of transparency on its vaccine roll out plan. Picture: iStock
Civil society organisations frustrated with government’s lack of transparency on its vaccine roll out plan. Picture: iStock

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The Covid-19 vaccines roll out continued across countries in the Americas and Europe, with UK announcing with glee this week that a second vaccine – the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – had been approved for use.

In South Africa, however, civil society organisations frustrated with government’s lack of transparency on its vaccine roll out plan are calling on the working class to band together and demand answers.

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The EFF has sent a legal letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s office, demanding that the lockdown regulations be relaxed to allow political gatherings in compliance with all Covid-19 protocols. The party said that regulations prohibit political campaigning and activities in preparation for this year’s local government elections.
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