What constitutes a beach? Confusion reigns in the E.Cape over Cyril's beach ban
It's a question plaguing a number of the Mayors along the country's Eastern Cape coast this afternoon says Maverick Citizen journalist Estelle Ellis.
What constitutes a beach?
On Monday night President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed the latest measures being implemented in response to the second wave, including closing beaches in the Eastern Cape, Garden Route, and KwaZulu-Natal.
Ellis says it seems that the regulations are not clear.
Confusion reigns!Estelle Ellis, Senior journalist - Maverick Citizen
A lot of places that have lagoons going into the beach, mayors want to know if people can still go to the lagoons?Estelle Ellis, Senior journalist - Maverick Citizen
Mr President! You Can Close The Beaches! But Not Our Rivers! 🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/qGC0bZoe8g— Thabiso Sithole (@ThabisoSithole) December 15, 2020
A lot of very high priced private lodges are now saying they can still use their beach, because their beach is private property.Estelle Ellis, Senior journalist - Maverick Citizen
It's quite important for the command council to define what they see as a beach.Estelle Ellis, Senior journalist - Maverick Citizen
Listen to the full conversation below:
Source : https://www.123rf.com/photo_69647850_beach-at-tsitsikamma-national-park.html
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