South Africa - Cape Town - 4 August 2019 - Places of worship to open at level 3 lockdown, attendance limited to 50 people. Churches, mosques and synagogues may resume religious services as long as these are limited to 50 people or less, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday night. The president's announcement comes after a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council which considered the inputs made by the religious sector in recent consultations with interfaith leaders. Ramaphosa also announced a national day of prayer on Sunday, May 31.
Original caption; A memorial service led by Father Nikolaos Giamouridis and Deacon Nicholas Esterhuizen of the Orthodox Church was attended by various members of the public, security companies, as well as friends and colleagues of slain Ukrainian tourist and Russian businessman, Ivan Ivanov. The service was held at the East Fort in Hout Bay, where Ivanov was murdered. Picture: David Ritchie/African News Agency(ANA)
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