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SA Lockdown: Traders plead for no alcohol ban


Liquor traders are pleading with the government to be allowed to continue with off-premises alcohol sales. This as the country navigates the second wave of Covid-19 and rumours of imminent harder lockdown.

The organisation says a total shut-down of liquor sales will mean the loss of 250,000 direct jobs.

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eNCA’s Gareth Edwards spoke to Lucky Ntimane from the Liquor Traders Formation.

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Source: eNCA