When President Cyril Ramaphosa postponed his address on the structures that the government has put in place to curb the spread of the global epidemic, the coronavirus – many wondered what could have caused the delay.
The suspense was over when the president finally delivered his announcement last night at 20:00. One pivotal point that everyone took home, was the total shutdown in South Africa, commencing on Thursday midnight until the 21 day period is over.
The president urged people to sternly keep indoors and only step out when necessary. However, critical sectors will continue operating including, the health care services, South African Police Services, Clothing and Food Retailers, Banking sectors. Check out some of the reactions of our beloved celebrities.
Our president did well here… He did very well.
— Sizwe Dhlomo (@SizweDhlomo) March 23, 2020
….all will be well. Amen 🙏
— Bonang B* Matheba (@bonang_m) March 23, 2020
— #OwnYourThrone👑 (@Boity) March 23, 2020
This is comprehensive plan. I know there will be lots of questions but this is an impressive action by the government. I must applaud them. But now let’s play our part South Africa. #cyrilramaphosa #ShutDownsa
— Khaya Dlanga (@khayadlanga) March 23, 2020
In other news – Maps Maponyane Shuts Down Buns Out
Despite receiving the honour of being called one of the best burgers in the world, Maps Maponyane has made the tough decision to shut down his eatery Buns Out indefinitely… This amidst the global pandemic of COVID-19 forcing many to stay indoors and many businesses to shut it’s doors too.
And now with lockdown looming, all non-essential services are expected to be shut down for that period, greatly impacting the livelihood of small and medium business owners. The celebrity and entrepreneur made the sad announcement on social media to the disappointment of all his fans and followers. Read more