WATCH | National Liquor Traders Council welcomes Level 1 move

Lucky Ntimane from the National Liquor Traders Council reacts to the President's address #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The National Liquor Traders Council has welcomed the lifting of restrictions on the sale of booze.

However, it says this could be a political move.

Sales are now allowed as normal until 11pm.

READ: SA Lockdown: South Africa moves to alert level 1

Lucky Ntimane, the convener for National Liquor Traders Council, said, "this is a welcome relief though we had said back on 12 September that the environment was right to move the country to alert level one."

South Africa moved to lockdown Alert Level 1 at midnight.

President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Thursday.

The curfew begins at midnight ending at 4am.

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