A distant president and a callous government add up to an imminent flood of tragedy

About a fortnight too late, Ramaphosa visits ground zero of the latest deadly cholera outbreak

11 June 2023 - 00:04

President Cyril Ramaphosa finally made it to Hammanskraal, scene of the devastating cholera outbreak. After a detour that took him to Abuja in Nigeria and Ankara, the Turkish capital, he arrived this week in the township — a stone’s throw from his office in the Union Buildings — to commiserate with residents. Better late than never, I guess. ..

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