5ecaf6854de302e044553daafe18e830Regulations to limit alcohol sales, prevent the spread of fake news, ensure gatherings remain small and to stop price hikes have come into effect as the South African government digs in to fight the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Dr Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma said at a press conference on Thursday 19 March that after the Covid-19 pandemic was declared a national disaster, regulations had to be drawn up to make sure that measures to curb the spread of the virus can be enforced.

Contravening the regulations will carry penalties of imprisonment of up to six months or a fine, or both…..more