Crack down on profiteers who cut corners on PPE

06 September 2020 - 00:02 By Editorial

The scandal involving politically connected individuals scoring huge contracts to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) demonstrated that even in a time of national crisis, of life and death, illicit gains trump all other considerations.

To add to that scandal comes news of faulty PPE being supplied, which can only worsen the health outlook for many South Africans who put their trust in face-covering to keep them and others safe from the Covid-19 scourge...

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