Coronavirus: Why South Africa has yet to roll out vaccines

By Peter Mwai
BBC Reality Check

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image copyrightAFPimage captionSouth Africa has the highest number of infections in Africa

More than a third of all Covid-19 cases in Africa have been in South Africa and numbers are surging with the emergence of a new variant of the virus.

But unlike some other badly hit countries in the world, South Africa is yet to start its vaccination programme.