Ramaphosa responds to 'a battle on two fronts' as SA moves to Level 3

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. (GCIS)
President Cyril Ramaphosa. (GCIS)

Likening the events of the past two weeks to "fighting a battle on two fronts" – the third wave of Covid-19 infections and the deadly unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng – President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday focused on the plans to address the impact of these two "crises" on the economy.

While Ramaphosa provided good news regarding Covid-19, with a lowering of the lockdown level as infection rates taper off, the increase of vaccination rates and the availability of grants, several questions about the unrest and his administration's capability of dealing with it, remain unaddressed.

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