South Africa is about to reach half a million Covid infections amid allegations of government graft. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund has granted a multi-billion rand loan.
Dodgy PPE deals
Corruption in the supply chain of medical goods deprives patients of the opportunity to receive proper medical care, said the chairperson of the South African Medical Association (Sama), Angelique Coetzee.Insufficient political will to deal with corruption has led to a scarcity of proper equipment in public hospitals and the procurement of inadequate and expensive alternatives, such as the medical scooters in the Eastern Cape, Coetzee added."The billions of rands which have […]