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Alcohol timetable for South Africa announced

by Mandla Ndlovu
28 May 2020 at 14:05hrs | Views
South Africa's Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma has announced the new timetable for the sale of alcohol in South Africa as the nation enters Level 3 of Coronavirus lockdown from the 1st of June.

The Minister told the nation of South Africa that the sale of liquor will resume from Monday to Thursday between 09:00 and 17:00.

EFF Commander-In-Chief Julius Sello Malema addressed a press briefing earlier on Thursday saying the party will take a political campaign to fight the decision of allowing the sale of alcohol.

Malema said alcohol is destructive and is responsible for the destruction of families, contributes to unprotected sex and the spread of diseases and domestic violence.

Meanwhile, Minister in the presidency Jackson Mthembu has indicated to South Africa's smokers that their favourite fix will likely return at Level 2 of the lockdown.

"The ban on cigarettes, it's just at this level we are in. We don't know how many weeks we will be at this level. I can assure you after we've been out of Level 3, I don't see the ban on the sale of cigarettes continuing," Mthembu was quoted saying.

Source - Byo24News