May 17 — The lockdown regulations, which first came into effect in late March aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, are facing growing criticism, described as nonsensical, contradictory, or petty at times. One shelter has even resorted to court action (https://www.businesslive.co.za/fm/fm-fox/2020-05-21-exclusive-shelter-takes-government-to-court-for-right-to-feed-poor/) saying the regulations are preventing it from feeding the poor. Pictured below: In Kliptown, Soweto, 102 families received food parcels.

May 19 — After a number of delays the basic education minister this week announced (https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/national/education/2020-05-19-schools-set-to-open-on-june-1-in-phased-approach-says-angie-motshekga/) that schools will gradually reopen from June, starting with grades 12 and 7...

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