Guard against race being used to inflame hatred and violence

14 March 2021 - 00:00 By MCEBISI JONAS

It was almost exactly a year ago, on March 23, as the first wave of the pandemic approached, that President Cyril Ramaphosa closed the country's borders and ordered all South Africans to shelter at home.

Most people were prepared to make sacrifices and welcomed that the president was prepared to listen to science and act decisively in the best interests of the country...

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