Bad news to the government despite the relaxation of some regulations yesterday
By Mahwira | self meida writer
Published 1 months ago - 1506 views
The President of South Africa Mr Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday made an announcement that most South Africans had been waiting for.The President announced the lifting of the ban on alcohol sale and highlighted that religious gatherings could resume subject to strict protocol.
However , despite the relaxation of the restrictions yesterday by the President of South Africa, bad news awaited the government.
This is after it was reported that the Freedom of Religion South Africa made an announcement that even though they welcome the lifting the ban of religious gatherings ,they would still be going to court against the government.
The organisation is reported to have made submission of papers at the High Court in Johannesburg the previous week whereby they were calling for the ban on religious gatheringe to be declared as illegal.
The religious gatherings are subject to meeting under Covid-9 protocols such as social distancing, less than 50 in closed establishments and less than 100 in open spaces .
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform