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Royal Bafokeng during Covid-19

Kgothatso Huma


Bojanala Platinum District


Royal Bafokeng Administration has closed their offices ever since the 2nd Wave of Covid-19. Some offices in Administration has been close since the December Holidays till today, even after the President declared that the whole country is now on Level 1.

The Royal Bafokeng Nation’s Leadership is dedicated to protecting their own. While some workers in different portfolios are operating from the comfort zone of their homes, some are not working at all. It is a 50/50 situation.

Some projects have stopped even though we on level 1, some have resumed due to the effectiveness of level 1, and some have been in operations regardless of the regulations. Forefront runners have been working ever since, which includes Health workers and Protection services.

Now that the 3rd wave is bound to hit, they won’t be needing to take measure in closing their Offices time and again. For some, it is a sad situation while others are seeing the necessity for the decisions being made.