Mbabane: South African artist have gang up to close the N3 road demanding opening of the entertainment industry.
In a Facebook live feed by some of the artists, they were seen blocking the road and causing vehicles to stand still.
The artists were toy toying, singing songs and chanting slogans of the liberation struggle,
They were demanding and calling for the president to “re-open the industry now..!” they were shouting that they were tired of staving hence government must open the sector.
The entertainment industry has been closed due to lockdown, since the beginning of lockdown most artists lost their sources of income since hosting events and gigs were banned.
According to the COVID-19 regulation entertainment places remained banned and they were considered high risk and hotspots for COVID-19 transmission.
Recently the South African government has opened the selling and distribution under strict regulations. Despite opening of other industries as easing of lockdown, the entertainment sector remains banned thus artists took it to the streets demanding government to open the industry.