Motorists who break lockdown rules will spend weekend in jail - Fikile Mbalula
South Africans will this year celebrate Easter under a national lockdown which is in place in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The lockdown means that a sweeping travel and social gathering restrictions were rolled out across the country.
Clement Manyathela chats to Transport minister Fikile Mbalula to shed light on the government's preparedness for the holidays.
Law enforcements will be intensified and those who take chances will be met with the wrath of the law.Fikile Mbalula, Minister - Transport
He says there has been rising numbers of cars on the roads with motorists behaving like it is a normal Easter weekend and those will be dealt with.
If you break the lockdown regulations, you will spend the weekend in Jail.Fikile Mbalula, Minister - Transport
Listen below to the full conversation:
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday that the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 43,434.Read More
Eyewitness News reporter Shamiela Fisher gives details into President Cyril Ramaphosa's visit to the province.Read More
EWN reporter Mia Lindeque reflects on the deputy president's visit to assess the province's state of readiness to fight COVID-19.Read More
Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association's Sinenhlanhla Mnguni says the courts will hear its application on ban of tobacco soon.Read More
The professor has raised her concerns on the governments handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
Airlines Association of Southern Africa chief executive Chris Zweigenthal says the airline revenue went to zero overnight.Read More
ECD owners of South Africa co-founder Jenny De Kock says they are worried about what happens to children when they are left alone.Read More
Mountain Club of SA president Greg Moseley says they must pay R25,000 to get the masks released by customs.Read More
Gauteng police commissioner lieutenant-general Elias Mawela says people in Tshwane are not observing lockdown regulations.Read More
Constitutional law expert Pierre de Vos says the judgment has merits of being appealed and overturned.Read More