The Ubuntu Nation? Changing views on social solidarity and the COVID-19 pandemic

“During the initial hard phase of the lockdown in April and May, South Africans were firmly of the view that the COVID-19 pandemic would promote solidarity around concern for the welfare of others. However, this ‘ubuntu moment’ appears to have been short-lived, with a sceptical outlook more prevalent during the latter part of lockdown in July.”

via Daily Maverick