August 17, 2022


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CoCT urges govt to go curfew to 11 pm

a man holding a child: A South African Police Service (SAPS) officer gestures towards his watch while asking a pedestrian why he is not home before the new curfew time, to help curb the spread of COVID-19, in Johannesburg on 29 December 2020.
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A South African Law enforcement Support (SAPS) officer gestures toward his watch when asking a pedestrian why he is not home just before the new curfew time, to enable suppress the distribute of COVID-19, in Johannesburg on 29 December 2020.&#13

CAPE City – The City of Cape City on Sunday mentioned moving the curfew by two hours to 11 pm would help give firms and the community economy a improve to keep viable and help you save positions.

The town is appealing for a change to the curfew in order to be certain longer trading hours.

Financial options mayoral committee member James Vos wrote to countrywide government to rethink the present lockdown polices.

Vos explained he would follow up with regional authorities Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma this 7 days about the asked for curfew adjust.

He reported the nearby economic system was dependent on the meals and beverage, production, hospitality and retail sectors for jobs.

Lots of businesses are battling to continue to be afloat, leaving them with no solution but to near their doors thanks to the lowered buying and selling hrs. 

“We get the plight of business and have presently created lots of aid measures as obtainable as possible but now it’s time for federal government to be fair and instil each care and self esteem to get our economy back again to business enterprise.”

In accordance to Stats SA, the tourism sector contributed more than R18 billion to the financial state, sustaining around 113,000 jobs in 2018.

Vos stated whilst the comprehensive impact of the pandemic on business closures and task losses is nevertheless to be decided, 1000’s of employment have presently been dropped or are at stake.