Government has to show we’re not a failed state

22 August 2021 - 00:01 By william gumede

In the aftermath of the terrifying looting, deathly violence and arson last month, one of the first priorities for the state to restore its authority, legitimacy and credibility is to reclaim confidence in its ability to protect the lives of ordinary citizens.

This has to be done to perform the functions of the state, such as introducing new policies or imposing new taxes...

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