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President Ramaphosa lied to the people - new vaccine laws by social institutions.

One of South Africa's leading universities (Rhodes) may be forcing vaccines to students and stuff members. This was discovered after the institution's council approved that vaccines will be mandatory as of 2022. Meaning that all stuff members and students will be required to have proof of vaccination before entering the campuses as of next year.

Indirectly, the university is just saying "no vaccine, no degrees, no employment". They supported their decision by stating that they have the responsibility to protect all their students and stuff workers.

The covid 19 vaccine has surely caused numerous debates, especially in social institutions such as schools, higher education institutions and workplaces. Even though President Cyril Ramaphosa once affirmed that no person would be forced to take the vaccine, it seems like that is exactly what is currently happening in many universities of South Africa, with Rhodes in inclusion.

Ramaphosa's direct words in one of the many addresses he gave to the country since the corona virus pandemic emerged : "Nobody will be forced to take this vaccine. Nobody will be forbidden from travelling, from enrolling at school, or from taking part in any public activity if they have not been vaccinated. Nobody will be given this vaccine againts their will, nor will the vaccine be administered in secret."

At this point, the National government address is contradicting what social institutions at provincial levels are doing. The students and stuff members of Rhodes university are indirectly forced to take the vaccine, because in a developing country such as South Africa, no one would randomly leave their job to unemployment or even drop out. People's freedom of choice is being indirectly snatched in the name of "protecting them" and basically making them choose between "education" , "employment" or the vaccine.


Should people still trust what the government says.

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