Best comments of the week: On Ivermectin, Jacob Zuma and the Nobel Prize

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Cuban Health Specialists arrive in South Africa to support efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19. (Photo: GCIS)
Cuban Health Specialists arrive in South Africa to support efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19. (Photo: GCIS)

Ivermectin, Jacob Zuma and the Nobel Prize – these are the topics that had readers talking the past week.


“While l don't agree with the nomination l have had first-hand experience with Cuban doctors in Zim over many years where they contributed hugely in providing health services for the ordinary folk in urban & rural areas. For the record they were paid a pittance. Many of them were specialist doctors.” – Graham 2020 on SA to nominate Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize for helping in fight against Covid-19

“Birds of a feather! They too hopefully will face prosecution for their alleged theft from VBS and other alleged criminal activity.” – Mr Myview on EFF shares Zuma’s reservations over Zondo commission’s ‘bias’

“Arthur, if you live in a glass house, you should not throw stones at people.” – quarty2b on Former spy boss Arthur Fraser opens perjury case following spy revelations at Zondo commission

“Ramaphosa never misses as opportunity to miss an opportunity.” – The Free Thinker on Adriaan Basson | Ramaphosa has a golden moment to fix the SSA, but will he?

“The human version has been around for many years, with very little side effects. What is the big fuss about? If I wanted to take it I should be allowed, I would much rather do this than take the vaccine. My choice.” – user925314 on Understanding ivermectin for humans vs what's available for animal use. We speak to vet experts


Comment of the week

“To quote Ru-Paul, this guy has shown us he is Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve and Talent.”
News24 user Klip on former president Jacob Zuma saying he does not fear arrest.

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