South Africa: Study reveals overstaffed KwaZulu-Natal municipalities were never ready for COVID-19

“Research in KwaZulu-Natal found that some municipalities in the province had bloated staff complements and were unprepared for the pandemic, leaving them unable to deal with the challenge. Municipalities need to ‘proactively train their staff, councillors and communities so that the impact of disasters can be minimised when they occur.'”

via Daily Maverick