PnP calls for urgent lifting of alcohol ban; SA most vaccinated African nation; NPA

Posted on 07/22/2021

News headlines:
*Grocery retailer Pick n Pay's CEO Pieter Boone says the alcohol sales ban urgently needs to be lifted, especially in the aftermath of last week's widespread rioting and looting as many independent retailers won't survive if it goes on for much longer.
*The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has tasked senior prosecutors with driving cases against alleged instigators of the public violence and looting which began in KwaZulu-Natal and spread to Gauteng last week.
*With over 2.3 million Covid-19 infections, South Africa is the worst-hit country on the African continent. However, the country is also leading the way with regards to vaccinations.