More officials deployed to guard supply trucks: Ntshavheni

More officials deployed to guard supply trucks: Ntshavheni

Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the supply of food in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng has been normalised.

Khumbudzo Ntshavheni

This as mop-up operations and efforts to stabilise the country are underway following violent unrest last week.

"And the efforts include all the shopping malls, supermarkets and spaza shops that have not been affected by the unrest - were operational since Saturday 17th of July 2021. 

"Bakeries have also been operational and bread which what in short supply in KwaZulu-Natal has been on the shelves since the weekend.

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"Milk supplies are also now available and depots have been opened for farmers who are bringing their supplies."

She said law enforcement authorities have posted more officials on national roads to guard the movement of trucks carrying food supplies. 

"We were informed by the South African National Road Agency Limited, commonly known as SANRAL, that over 9 000 trucks were moving on the N3 without any incidents against the logistics trucks."

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