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Fin24 editor Helena Wasserman.
Fin24 editor Helena Wasserman.
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The alcohol giants' crying wolf has drowned out real cries for help, says Helena Wasserman

This pandemic has wrecked so many livelihoods and businesses, it’s near impossible to come to terms with the sheer scope of its destruction.

Millions have lost everything, ending up in long queues to get a R350 grant. Or, if by some bureaucratic miracle they were lucky enough to get their TERS payment from the UIF, perhaps a maximum of R6 700 for a few months.

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