Quarter One - 2021

By Nedgroup Investments

January was dominated by rising Covid-19 cases and vigorous debates on vaccine procurement and rollouts.

Load shedding resurfaced and the Northern regions of the country had to contend with Cyclone Eloise, which brought some damage, but also rain in certain draught-stricken areas. As the year rolled into its second month, the first consignment of vaccines arrived in the country. With an aim to vaccinate at least 67% of the population or an average of 40m people.

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