Long queues of people outside liquor store since early this morning

August 18, 2020

Today, liquor and tobacco sales are open in SA again!

Today, South Africa has entered level 2 of the lockdown. Under this level, the sale of tobacco and alcohol is legal. Many South African have been standing in line at liquor stores since early this morning to get their hands on their favourite drinks and smokes. Liquor stores may only trade from Monday to Thursday, so people seem to be getting ready for their weekend celebrations well in advance!