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The government and retailers are discussing ways of reducing queues and crowds at outlets where South Africans get basic goods during the 21-day national lockdown, trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel said on Friday. 

Patel said talks were taking place with retailers, police and the national command council about sensible ways to allow people to get basic goods and avoid large congregations. He said it was important to shorten queues outside and “decrease the number of people in stores”...

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