To the relief of the alcohol industry, which has been hit by lockdowns and the recent looting and arson in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, the ban on liquor sales has been lifted. The end to the all-out booze ban is also good news for grocery stores, which, over the past two decades, have grown their stakes in the alcohol business.
The government is allowing retail alcohol sales to resume from Monday through Thursday, while bars and restaurants also will be permitted to sell alcoholic beverages ... More than 300 people died and more than 2,500 people have been arrested for theft and vandalism resulting from the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces ... GovernmentNews ... .
Esidimeni is in the news because of the inquest now under way into the deaths of 144 mental health patients moved by the Gauteng provincial government from Life Esidimeni to ill-equipped NGOs.Looters walk away with items taken from the GameWarehouse in Durban during a week of violence and looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng this month.
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 26th July, 2021) South African PresidentCyril Ramaphosa on Monday pointed to deliberate attempts to incite interracial hatred in the country during unrest in the southeastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, which has recently seen a rise in tensions between African and Indian residents.
Among the high-profile mourners at the funeral was KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala, who had sent his condolences when news of Michael’s death broke ... KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala attended the funeral of Michael Zuma, younger brother of former president Jacob Zuma ... DoctorNgcobo/AfricanNewsAgency (ANA).
... over former president Jacob Zuma's jailing two weeks ago in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal ... Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, acting minister in the presidency, told a news conference there were now 234 deaths linked to the unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and 42 in Gauteng.
"The SouthAfrican police has revised the total number of deaths in Gauteng (province) to 79 and KwaZulu-Natal to 258 as related to the unrest," said Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, a minister in the president's office ...Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning.
The rest of SA is only just beginning to grasp the extent of the devastation that unrest in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal inflicted. Malefane, who started a digital business news portal to put the spotlight on the small business sector, wants to bring those stories into the open.
“Since the unrest, a total of 234 deaths as related to the unrest were reported in KwaZulu-Natal Province,” Ntshavheni said at a news conference ... Protests which began in Zuma's home province of KwaZulu-Natal and later spread to Gauteng Province lasted for one week, costing billions of dollars in damages ... .
Through spurious and malicious allegations that I am in some way associated with and or among the instigators of recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng... Mnukwa told a local news channel that if people from the neighbouring KwaZulu-Natal province were allowed to buy from their businesses, there would be a food shortage.
On the night of 13 January1949, my father slept in the sugar-cane fields in Doringkop, on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, along with the women and children in his family ...News had reached the tiny farming hamlet that there had been rioting earlier that day in Durban’s Grey Street area ... The WhatsApp videos, fake news and hysteria were surging.