/ 17 May 2024

The NHI and the risks of populism on the eve of a crucial election

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No patience: Many fear that the ANC government does not have the capacity to make its national health insurance plan work. Photo: Felix Dlangamandla/Daily Maverick/Gallo Images via Getty Images
The president is attempting to shift the election campaign focus away from the government’s failures towards a promise to deliver more, although its track record suggests it cannot

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