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“In South Africa, criminals are treated like royalty,” says Thembela Terra Dick. In life, they say “it all depends on who you know”. In South Africa, this is truer than you might think. Corruption is rife and often runs deeper than family ties. During the lockdown, we saw time and time again how, if you knew the right person, you would be taken care of. Whether it’s cash, food packages, or just paying your rates in the mail – at first glance, if you want to survive, it all depends on who you know.
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This notice was published: 2021-04-15 14:00:58