Two major S. African parties divide over easing of COVID-19 lockdown
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
CAPE TOWN, May 23 (Xinhua) -- As South Africa is preparing to further ease the COVID-19 lockdown, two major political parties have raised conflicting views over the issue.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Saturday cautioned against easing the lockdown as the pandemic continued to spread, while the Democratic Alliance (DA) called for an immediate end to the restrictions.
Easing the lockdown prematurely would put the lives of people, particularly the blacks, at great risk, the EFF said in a ...