Some few days ago radio and TV personality Somizi Mhlongo shared a video in which he encouraged people to support street vendors by buying their stocks before the lockdown as they will be greatly affected, than the supermarkets that will be able to survive.
This seems to be received a vibrant response as people including our favourite celebrities are falling through and supporting street vendors. Producer and musician DJ Tira has also played his part as he shared a video of himself fulfilling the pledge made by numerous media personalities to support local street vendors, ahead of the 21-day lockdown.
On Wednesday, 25 March 2020, he took to social media to share a video of himself buying from a Durban street vendor. The video ends with the Thank You Mr. DJ hitmaker stating that he has fulfilled his pledge to support local street vendors. This is ahead of the national lockdown, which will affect the earning potential of the street vendors, as they will not be permitted to trade during that period.
In other news – Lerato Kganyago fired for going to buy washing powder at Makro – Watch
With just a day to go to the Lockdown, people are panic buying and hoarding, and shelves are going empty each day. DJ and radio personality Lerato Kganyago was left confused after a tweep described her as ‘dramatic’ after going to Makro for washing powder buying.
On Tuesday, 24 March 2020, Lerato shared a video of the long line at her local Makro store, continue reading