This week, South Africa adapted its vaccine strategy after ‘disappointing results’ for the AstraZeneca jab, the State of the Nation Address focused squarely on tackling Covid-19 and recovering the economy, and pupils, teachers and parents worried about schools reopening.
A new survey has shown that part of what affects whether a person is willing to comply with lockdown regulations is linked to how good a job they think Ramaphosa is doing handling the pandemic. According to the findings after three rounds of the University of Johannesburg/Human Sciences Research Council Covid-19 Democracy Survey, 80% of adults in South Africa think he is doing a “very good job” or a “good job”. The researchers expand on their findings here. DM/MC
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