JONATHAN JANSEN | This is not a holiday: the right health minister is a life-and-death matter

Here we are, in the middle of a pandemic, and the tourism minister takes over the health portfolio. It beggars belief

A few minutes before being wheeled into the operating theatre earlier this month, my doctor came to do his final briefing. “Good luck,” I said, as he turned to leave. The maxilla-facial surgeon looked at me with a slight puzzle in his face. Then he put his hand on my shoulder and said this: “Don’t worry. It’s what I do.” If I had any nerves, they were now settled...

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