A roundup of IOL's Top 5 stories this week
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These are the stories that engaged our readers this week.
Controversial radio personality’s open letter to the prez about the lockdown in SA sparked an outcry on social media.
Many tweeps called him out for speaking on behalf of "us" when he was actually speaking out “of the bosom of white privilege”.
He later hit back saying that he just said what he thinks a lot of people are feeling.
As the ban on alcohol sales continues, more and more people are turning to home brewing to quench the thirst.
Experts warn that while pineapple beer and apple beer are pretty harmless, distilling spirits can be both dangerous to make and dangerous to drink.
Peter Wagenaar believes the torching of his Mini Cooper was an escalation of the backlash he had received from the community.
“We feed homeless people and there are a handful of people not happy with it and they have rallied (other) people.”
Cape Town residents were out in force to walk, cycle and run between 6am and 9am under Level 4.
Concern was expressed that physical distancing was not being adhered to especially on a busy Sea Point Promenade.
As more sectors cautiously went back to work under Level 4 lockdown, Nxesi said “returning to work it cannot be business as usual" and outlined the stringent measures employers needed to take before and when staff returned to work.
“Employers must take measures to protect the health and safety of everyone in their workplace.