You can't take it with you - Easter long weekend booze ban extends to transporting it anywhere

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Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
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The latest: People will not be allowed to carry alcohol in their cars when they visit friends and families over the Easter long weekend, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has announced.

The context: Dlamini-Zuma, who briefed the media on the National Coronavirus Command Council's (NCCC) reasoning behind the latest lockdown restrictions, also explained the government's decision to ban off-site sales over the long weekend.

A closer look: After President Cyril Ramaphosa's address on Tuesday, where he announced the ban, the SA Liquor Brand Owners' Association (Salba) wanted the government to explain the rationale that informed restrictions on off-site sales only.

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