23 March 2020 – Created special unit to investigate profiteering

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Type of Intervention: Policing and justice
Sectors Involved: Emergency government
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Government of South Africa created special units of the National Prosecution Authority to investigate and arrest people involved in corruption and profiteering related to the pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-escalation-measures-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-pandemic-23-mar