Khanyi Mbau is sad for banning alcohol and is making every effort to change the government’s opinion

Khanyi Mbau is sad for banning alcohol and is making every effort to change the government’s opinion

Entrepreneur and reality television star Khanyi Mbau, has broken her silence with regards to the present liquor ban in South Africa, which has many alcohol drinkers foaming at the mouth.

Khanyi Mbau is sad for banning alcohol and is making every effort to change the government's opinion

This follows after President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced that the country is going to be moving to alert level 3 of lockdown. This was to ease the burden in hospitals caused by trauma cases thanks to reckless alcohol consumption.

In a video she posted on her Twitter account, the outspoken television star started by commending Mzansi for adhering to the alert level 3 lockdown regulations. This follows after Chris Baragwanath hospital reported zero new trauma patients on New Year’s Day eve.

Khanyi who recently ventured into the alcohol industry by launching her own gin I’m Khanyi expressed how she feels about the govt imposing a ban on the sale of alcohol again.

The actress questioned whether hospitals reported zero trauma cases because there was a strict curfew implemented which had many of us indoors and said she is raising this subject because she is additionally within the alcohol industry and lots of people that add this industry are going to be suffering from the ban this January.

“Was it because enforcement was out, there was a strict curfew and there have been no parties allowed because I doubt that when the president banned the alcohol it made the alcohol disappear. People had alcohol in their homes. the rationale why I’m raising this is often because it’s January, schools are close to open there are families and other people that employment within the liquor industry that can’t return to figure, earn a living and support their families and confirm that their children return to high school,” Mbau said.

The actress raised the question of what’s getting to happen to her workers who also got to maintain their families as they can’t generate an income thanks to the ban of liquor. “I am within the alcohol industry, I even have a gin, what happens to my staff what do I do to assist them to live their lives and have a far better 2021 that was better than 2020?” she added.

Mbau suggested that the govt should consider another strategy to support the liquor industry.

“I desire maybe we’d like to seem at another strategy rather than banning it completely maybe we will have a couple of days open just to support the industry so people can live.” She said it’s also up to the masses to be responsible and consume their alcohol indoors to save lots of lives.

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