COVID-19 - Top Parties Differ On South African Lockdown Extension

While the ruling African National Congress welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement of an additional two weeks to the country's nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, official opposition party the Democratic Alliance warned of "economic fallout" and said it was a "mistake" to pit the lives of people against their livelihoods.

A resident of Mamelodi in South Africa during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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