Rorisang Kgosana
Premium Journalist
2 minute read
20 Jan 2021
4:43 am

Safeguards in place if leader dies

Rorisang Kgosana

But mortalities could have an impact depending on the type of leader.

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The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted on the way government functions, but should coronavirus attack the country’s leaders, it could rob citizens of good people, analysts say. A total of 298 days into lockdown, the government has been forced to adapt to conducting business virtually. The lockdown shut parliament for a few months last year, but sittings are now conducted virtually – a disadvantage, particularly for those who are not technologically equipped, said political analyst Professor Lesiba Teffo. “Interactions flow better and get more informed when people sit together than in a [virtual] meeting. "Oversight is not adequately exercised and...