Provide a definition of democracy, then discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the
notion of democracy in South Africa. (about 100-200 words)�
Democracy involves a government system that ensures that power is vested in the citizens then directly exercised by them or their representatives. Through democracy, citizens choose their leaders. The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered various issues linked to democracy in South Africa. The government of South Africa has developed various emergency powers that have undermined the rights of the majority in South Africa. Also, policymakers, analysts, and the public have not been involved in the development of various decisions. The freedom of media expression has also been denied due to this pandemic. Most of the regulations are made by the minority.