South Africa’s lockdown policies Exacerbated Hunger Crisis

Last March, the South African government implemented one of the strictest lockdowns in the world in an attempt to stop the spread of Covid-19. The deadly virus arrived at a time when the governing ANC was about to implement a series of policies aimed at radical economic transformation. These policies broadly aim to nationalise land ownership and healthcare, and transfer ownership of the SA Reserve Bank to the state.

Government facilitated South Africa’s catastrophic economic downturn by enforcing harsh and, some believe, unnecessary lockdown regulations. As a result, the economy is on the brink of failure, exacerbating the hunger crisis that plagues poor communities….

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