Carina Koen
2 minute read
27 Nov 2020
5:30 am

No jobs for new doctors… it’s sick

Carina Koen

It is beyond sad that more than 150 newly qualified doctors cannot be deployed to alleviate the critical medical staff shortages in this country… because the government has no money to pay them.

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Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has been on Twitter this week, asking people to let him know what they think should be done with South African Airways. Quite apart from the fact that a finance minister asking for advice looks like he is out of his depth – either politically or in terms of economics – there is the sad reality that whatever citizens would like to see happen to SAA, it is likely they will be ignored by the ANC, especially if those suggestions include grounding the “gravy planes” for good. That is borne out by the fact that scores...