Angola: COVID-19 - Shopping Hours Infringements to Be Punished

Luanda — People who dare to shop beyond time established for commercial activity during the state of emergency in force in the country will be charged with breaking the law.

This was announced Sunday evening in Luanda by the minister of State and head of the Civilian Affairs Office to the President of the Republic, Adão de Almeida.

Speaking at a press conference on the social isolation, the minister explained that likewise, shop owners and street vendors caught in operation beyond time ascribed to them will also be charged with law breaking.

Under the Presidential Decree governing the exceptional period of May 11-25, markets and street vendors shall be operating from 8am to 4pm from Tuesday to Saturday.

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