South Africa Comes Together Politically Against Coronavirus

March 18, 2020 12:51 PM
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Political unity is a rare sight in South Africa, but on Wednesday, the nation's top politicians put on a convincing show of it as the nation's burden of novel coronavirus cases topped 100. The solidarity is startling in a nation where, just weeks ago, President Cyril Ramaphosa was delayed by 90 minutes in giving his state of the nation address because of a longstanding feud between his ruling African National Congress and the far-left Economic Freedom Fighters. VOA's Anita Powell reports from Johannesburg.