JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police officers used water cannon to disperse protesters marching Friday outside Parliament over the plight of the hospitality industry during the coronavirus pandemic.
Businesses say revenues have fallen because of the country’s lockdown and they seek further loosening of restrictions.
The protest occurred in Cape Town, one of the world’s most well-known tourist destinations. Officers shooed away protesters, who shouted ad whistled.
South Africa once had one of the world’s strictest lockdowns to delay the spread of the virus, but the…