05/02/2020 (Sat) 18:21:10
“Please, when you move forward just keep the same distance,” a soldier called out.
Some weary people scrubbed their faces in frustration. Others pulled their jackets over the heads as protection from the sun.
“I’m waiting here, I’m sure it’s now 14 hours and some minutes. Fourteen hours and some minutes, since yesterday I was waiting here,” Melvyn Mangura, a 37-year-old painter, told The Associated Press.
The local Mahlasedi Foundation is one of many charities handing out packages of food that have contained maize meal, boxed milk, tinned fish and beans.