New-age apartheid regime. I think we very aware that the current government doesn’t care about black people.
KwaZulu Natal (KZN) artists after they closed the N3 Highway on Wednesday, asking President Cyril Ramaphosa to open the country!
In solidarity, artists are demanding that Cyril Ramaphosa open events because they have no money due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, which include the banning of gatherings of more than 50 people.
“#VulaPresident S/O to KZN artists. Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga, EC, WC, NC, Free State, and Limpopo artists what are you guys doing? questioned Zakes Bantwini.
Zakes Bantwini also described what is happening as the new-age apartheid regime, saying that he thinks we very much aware that Cyril Ramaphosa’s government does not care about black people.
Among other things being voiced out, lockdown regulations limiting the number of people allowed at venues. The artists are saying it is impacting their pockets, as many have been out of work since the inception of lockdown.
South Africa has been on lockdown since Thursday, March 26 due to the rise of COVID-19 cases.
Cyril Ramaphosa (then) said: “From midnight on Thursday, March 26 until midnight on Thursday, April 16, all South Africans will have to stay at home,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said late on Monday in a televised address to the nation.”
“This is a decisive measure to save lives of South Africans from infections and to save lives of hundreds of thousands of our people,” Cyril Ramaphosa added.
Cyril Ramaphosa stressed that people will still be able to leave their homes to seek medical care, buy food or collect a social grant.