Mpumelelo Mkhabela | Covid-19 vaccinations: A vital race to the top for SA business

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Both MTN and Vodacom have donated substainally to the African continent for purchasing vaccines, writes the author.
Both MTN and Vodacom have donated substainally to the African continent for purchasing vaccines, writes the author.
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Companies that battle it out for the good of all deserve to be lauded as we see President Cyril Ramaphosa often does, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Like many developments that have had a huge impact on human lives, Covid-19 has generated its lexicography. 

Vaccine nationalism refers to the hoarding of vaccines by countries that manufacture them. It doesn't matter that private companies manufacture the bulk of the vaccines. What matters for vaccine nationalists is the blockage of exports.

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