South Africa

Ramaphosa calls for discipline as fight against COVID-19 continues

Written by on 21 June 2021

President Cyril Ramaphosa has rallied South Africans to be persistent and practice discipline to win the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. In his weekly message to the nation, Ramaphosa has highlighted the seriousness of the third wave which is sweeping the country, hitting Gauteng particularly hard. He says the task of controlling the virus is not […]

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Liquor industry calls for alcohol sales ban review

Written by on 29 December 2020

The alcohol industry says it is worried after President Cyril Ramaphosa reinstated the ban on the sale, distribution, and transportation of alcohol.   It says it understands the need to save lives, but the ban should be reviewed regularly.   Ramaphosa says reckless behaviour by drunk people increases the spread of COVID-19 and that accidents […]

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