SOWETAN | Send stern message to looters

The country is in a state of disaster, the second after the one declared to deal with Covid-19. The very first state of disaster was declared in the wake of the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal and some parts of other provinces, including the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga. You would notice, dear reader, that the state of disaster were in all instances but one caused by natural phenomena over which humans had no control.

The one state of disaster announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his State of the Nation Address last week has in its genesis the human factor that we should, as a nation, do well to learn from so as not to repeat the mistakes in future...

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