Ramaphosa handled COVID-19 better than Johnson: Lord Peter Hain

As the country prepares to move to level 3 of the lockdown, former British MP, Lord Peter Hain is warning the government not to follow the UK's approach to COVID-19. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Anti-apartheid activist and former British MP, Lord Peter Hain is warning the government not to follow the UK's approach to COVID-19.

Hain says Ramaphosa's administration has handled the COVID-19 better than Britain Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will enter Level 3 lockdown.

He says Britain isn't an example any country should follow.

READ: Ramaphosa's full speech on easing lockdown regulations

“At every stage of the crisis, Britain has proved not a good example for South Africa or any other country...” he said.

Hain believes a solid contact-tracing system is needed as restrictions are eased.

Watch the full interview with Lord Peter Hain above

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