Malema says EFF won't tolerate 'rubbish' like dog walking during 21-day lockdown

- | 7 days ago

In a tweet on Wednesday reacting to an interview given earlier by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, EFF leader Julius Malema was scathing of the view that people might still be allowed to walk their dogs during the 21-day national lockdown starting on Friday.

He was ultimately proven correct, as the final regulations have prohibited dog walking. Mkhize had said in his televised interview with the SABC: “Taking the dog for walk, going to the shops to buy food and essentials should be fine,” he said.

“We want to avoid people congregating in large numbers, as well as panic buying.

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