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Mzansi Reacts To The Lift On Alcohol Ban South Africa

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Lift on Alcohol Ban south africa

Lift On Alcohol Ban South Africa

Celebs and Mzansi Socialites Reacted To The Lift On Alcohol Ban South Africa. They are in a celebratory mood as yesterday president Cyril Ramaphosa announced that, restrictions on the sale of alcohol, will be lifted only for home consumption from 1 June 2020.

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The president addressed the nation last night, on the ongoing measures to manage the spread of COVID-19 and South Africa’s implementation of a risk-adjusted strategy. Ramaphosa said South Africa will move to Level 3 on 1 June and Lift On Alcohol Ban South Africa with several restrictions.

Celebs couldn’t contain their excitement when he announced that liquor will be back and joined the masses in celebrating.

DJ Maphorisa even joked and said, all the liquor stores will be sold out by 9 am next week Monday.

What was…Lockdown alcohol ban South Africa

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The news of alcohol ban felt like a slap for many Mzansi folk. It was annouced as the lockdown started as authorities anticipated that it would be best for the people. It was imposed as follows:

Lockdown: Latest news on alcohol ban South Africa. Addressing the media, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, charged with overseeing the government’s response to the outbreak under the Disaster Management Act, revealed that laws would not be amended to allow for the sale of liquor.

Neighbouring South Africa is not lifting the ban on alcohol as highly anticipated by its residents, the government has said. Dlamini-Zuma, who was joined by Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola, said that law enforcement operations, conducted by the South African…

Police Service (SAPS), with support from the National Defence Force (SANDF), would continue to crack down on defiant liquor distributors. Dlamini-Zuma reiterated:

“We are stressing the prohibition of the transport of liquor. The only alcohol that is allowed to be transported, is the one that is used for commercial purposes… for our sanitizers. The liquor that you drink, is not allowed to be exported in the same way that it is not allowed to be sold.”

Asked on whether the lockdown will end on April 30, she failed to give a definite answer. “We don’t know but for now, the lockdown will end on April 30 but even if it ends, you can’t just open the floodgates in one day,” said Dlamini-Zuma.

She said the lockdown would be opened in “an orderly, incremental manner“. “We are going to be announcing every week which areas are being opened… and the conditions of those openings.”

The Worst From Alcohol ban South Africa.

However well intended the alcohol ban did more harm than good to an extend as it resulted in several cases as the one below:

Northern Cape couple die ‘after consuming home-brewed beer

Northern Cape police suspect that two people may have died from drinking homemade beer.

The couple died in Port Nolloth at the weekend.

Brig Mohale Ramatseba said the 42-year-old woman was first to die. She was found deceased in their flat.

“A 54-year-old man was found seriously ill. He later died in hospital,” Ramatseba said.

“Two empty bottles of homemade brew has been seized for forensic tests,” he added.

Police were investigating the cause of the fatalities.

This incident comes as SA has endured more than a month of the coronavirus lockdown, which bans the sale and movement of alcohol and cigarettes.

The Lift On Alcohol Ban South Africa was long overdue