In equality during lockdown

by Rapule Moiloa

On the 21st of December 2020 when Ramaphosa spoke he said if people are found without face mask in public they will be arrested and sentenced to six months or even fined for not putting their face masks and the first two weeks Bheki Cele said 7000 people were arrested for not wearing masks in public yet a minister from mpumalanga who attended Jackson Mthembu’s funeral with out wearing a mask is not arrested.

Stella ndabeni Abraham’s was never arrested for taking photos with friends during the first hard lockdown last year but Ramaphosa said she was suspended for three months without pay yet people were arrested for buying what they need.
Today in Diepkloof zone 6 taxi rank SANDF, JMPD SAPS, were patrolling at the taxi rank and checking if the community members were wearing their masks and the army had guns not knowing is for intemidation.

Inequality level is still very high in South Africa, while government schools are still closed private schools are running and i wonder if these is not breaking lockdown rules and regulations for reopening schools and the anc government and the department of education is saying nothing regarding these matter.

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