President Cyril Ramaphosa has told an informal leaders’ network meeting hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, that Africa was forced to stand united in light of rich countries hoarding vaccines and bidding them out of the market. “It conjured up a memory of the past where Africa, in the main, was always the last to get vaccines or any type of curative medicines,” said Ramaphosa, citing access to anti-retroviral (ARV) medication for the treatment of HIV/Aids as an example.