For some time, the alcohol industry has been calling for lockdown restrictions to be eased and the time has finally arrived. Not only are alcohol restrictions being eased, but so are the restrictions placed on international travel.
Unemployment is a massive challenge that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 crisis. With 55.75% of the country's youth unemployed, more focus should be placed on how youth can enter the job market without a formal tertiary qualification to contribute positively to the country's economy.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced additional restrictions on movement and economic activity as the third wave of Covid-19 infections has gripped the country. As was expected there were additional restrictions and tightening of other limitations.