July 24, 2021

DM168 REFLECTION: Land of lawlessness: Let’s prioritise South Africa’s underlying socioeconomic problems

First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. As South Africa counts the economic cost of the weeklong orgy of violence, anarchy and mayhem, communities around the country are still continuing with the body count. In Cape Town we have 81 people dead as a result of the ongoing battle between warring taxi associations. At the time of writing this column, the official count of people who lost their lives during the violence and looting…

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