Mandy Wiener | Smoke and mirrors: Pay attention to vaccine rollout, not political dramas

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South Africa's vaccine phase two rollout is expected to get underway next week. Picture: iStock
South Africa's vaccine phase two rollout is expected to get underway next week. Picture: iStock

Two significant events happen next week - the vaccine rollout and Jacob Zuma's corruption trial are meant to kick off. Mandy Wiener looks at the odds of which is likely to happen.

Next Monday, the 17th May, two significant events are scheduled to begin in South Africa.

The first is government's mass rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine beyond the Sisonke trial for healthcare workers. The second is former president Jacob Zuma's arms deal corruption court case in Pietermaritzburg. Which of these is least likely to happen?

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