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President Ramaphosa Suggests Mandatory Covid Vaccine

Source: https://businesstech.co.za/news/government/542152/south-africa-stays-on-lockdown-level-1-for-now-mandatory-vaccines-being-discussed-ramaphosa/

https://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2021-11-28-president-cyril-ramaphosa-urges-south-africans-to-get-covid-19-vaccinations-as-infections-surge/

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/2021-09-03-implementation-of-mandatory-covid-19-vaccinations-is-a-delicate-balance-ramaphosa-says/

https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/safrica-faces-4th-covid-19-wave-new-variant-behind-rising-infections-2021-11-28/

Our latest will be about president Cyril Ramaphosa and Covid Vaccine. Let us follow up on that:

Following president Cyril Ramaphosa's national address on Covid pandemic and a new variant that is currently making headlines, South Africans are unsettled.

President Ramaphosa hinted covid-19 vaccines could be mandatory in no time, he said:

"They are still consulting with several specialists and a decision will be made in no time"

Several media outlets stated that restaurants, churches, public transport, grocery stores as well as hotels could be some of the places which in future may be denied access to the unvaccinated citizens.

This means in future those who are not vaccinated may have difficulties accessing some of the essential services and facilities such as buying groceries, accessing health care facilities and transport.

Following this developments, many South Africans are angry and they say that "they will defy that order," they said, "If it means repeating what the youth of 1976 did, they will do it".

This caused endless debates across social media platforms and majority of the citizens feel that their rights to privacy and freedom of choice are being taken away from them.

Some even said, "They cannot wait for the national elections to show this government the power of people", however, when it comes to Covid vaccines it seems like even opposition parties are moving in the same direction as their ruling party, as none of these parties seem to be against Covid vaccine.

This mean Covid vaccine might be mandatory soon and regardless of which party will win 2024 elections, that decision seems like is not going to be changed.

We will see how everything goes but as for now it seems like they are going to force people to take this vaccine.

Please remember to leave your comments down below and let us know of your take regarding this. This will be all from me, thank you very much for reading.

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