Why the Covid-19 lockdown was needed and how it worked


South Africans have borne the brunt of the nationwide lockdown for more than six weeks, with the diligence and perseverance of citizens proving effective in curbing the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

On Wednesday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the government was preparing for a further easing of the lockdown and a gradual opening of the economy...

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