- A video has been shared on social media of an alcohol bottle being laid to rest in a touching funeral accompanied by bagpipes playing Amazing Grace
- The hilarious video soon went viral with people reacting to the news that President Cyril Ramaphosa had banned alcohol with immediate effect
- The president also instituted a curfew among other new laws, some of them relating to the taxi industry
A social media user who goes by the handle @BagwellReloaded had South Africa in stitches with a video he shared from TikTok on Twitter.
Briefly.co.za saw that the video shows a bottle of Amarula being laid to rest in a shallow grave, as the bottle slowly descends it is accompanied by Amazing Grace being played on bagpipes while other bottles attend the 'funeral'.
He captioned the video with the following:
"Nxa! people have a lot of time."
Here are some reactions to the video:
Briefly.co.za reported that the president announced that face masks are now legally mandated, calling on companies to ensure their employees comply with this rule.
Ramaphosa also announced that liquor will now be suspended with immediate effect, saying that this would provide relief in hospitals. He also made a sweeping set of changes to how taxis operate and placed a curfew on citizens.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has defended the return of the lockdown liquor ban.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has defended his earlier calls to reinstate the lockdown liquor ban.
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