SA can’t campaign against travel bans but restrain its economy

With an unemployment rate of 34.9%, according to Stats SA, one hopes the government has learnt from the past

09 December 2021 - 20:27 By SIBANI MNGADI

Can the SA government afford to restrict its domestic economic activity while complaining about “knee-jerk and unscientific” restrictions on international travel by developed countries after the discovery of the Omicron variant?

That should be the question that preoccupies the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) as it considers the recent sharp increase in the number of Covid-19 infections...

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