Liquor board grants 607 licences in BCM during lockdown

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While the ban on alcohol sales persists in an effort to ease pressure on hospitals battling Covid-19, it has emerged that 607 liquor licences were awarded to Buffalo City Metro traders between 2019 and 2020.

Medical experts say there is ample evidence that alcohol contributes heavily to trauma-related cases, a line that government has been only too happy to repeat in its bid to curb the spread of the virus...

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