People to start drinking alcohol only at Level 1
South Africa media have reported that the country’s Cooperative Governance Minister Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma has told the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) that the sale of tobacco and alcohol should continue to be banned until the country reaches Level 1 of the lockdown
Online publication News24 said Dlamini-Zuma teamed up with Home Affairs Minister Pakishe Aaron Motsoaledito concince the NCCC that it would be too much of a health risk to allow the sale of cigarettes and alcohol on 1 June when the country is expected to go to Level 3 of the nationwide lockdown.
This prompted a debate in the meeting, chaired by President Cyril Ramaphosa, with no resolution on the matter.
It’s funny to me that when Ramaphosa appointed #dlaminizuma as COGTA minister, he never anticipated that we gonna reach a state of emergency due to the coronavirus. He probably thought “Lemme give her a useless department” I bet he now regrets her appointment. pic.twitter.com/pwn0xs4OxF
— Tumelo Warona (@DjNewAfrica) May 22, 2020
The paper said Dlamini-Zuma had come prepared with academic papers that argued against the sale of tobacco and alcohol during the Covid-19 pandemic, citing health risks.
— Free Spirit 🦋😊 Happy Soul (@Joe____Banana) May 22, 2020
IN OTHER NEWS. . . .
Bushiri’s head of security found suspiciously dead in his home
Prophet Shepherd Bushiri’s Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) church security officer Jeremiah Ogechi dies suspiciously in his house, Johannesburg, South Africa.
ECG church Director of Communication Ephraim Nyondo confirmed to…full details
Trending On ZIMetro News. . .
- Blue Dam Claims Another Life!
- Popular Prophet Shoots Wife Dead In Public For Leaving Him
- “There will not be a Ndebele Kingdom in Zimbabwe” – Mnangagwa
- “It’s legal” – Govt speaks on Grobler’s eviction from farm