AERIAL PHOTOS | Thousands queue for food parcels in Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion

2020-05-02 16:10

The streets of Olievenhoutbosch in Centurion were packed as people queued for food parcels on Saturday, with many failing to adhere to social distance regulations.

Thousands of people queued outside Walter Sisulu Primary School anxiously waiting to receive food parcels which were donated by NGO Mahlasedi. Some had been waiting at the school since Friday afternoon.

An aerial view shows residents of the Olievenhoutb

Residents of the Olievenhoutbosch township in Cent

(Photos: Fernanda Pesce Blazquez, AFP)

Soldiers and the police were seen enforcing lockdown regulations, reminding people to maintain their distance.

Those who owned vans, trolleys and wheelbarrows made a fortune transporting food for people. The food parcels include 10kg of flour, maize meal, rice and boxes containing tinned goods.

Residents of the Olievenhoutbosch township in Cent

Residents of the Olievenhoutbosch township in Centurion, queue on May 2, 2020 during food distributions. (Marco Longari, AFP)

Food parcels are handed out in Olievenhoutbosch

Residents of the Olievenhoutbosch township in Centurion, queue on May 2, 2020 during food distributions. (Ntwaagae Seleka, News24)


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