Hairdressers take Zweli Mkhize to court demanding reopening of salons
Hairdressers have taken their fight with the government to the high court, demanding the urgent reopening of their salons.
Their reason behind the court application was that they were faced with a lack of income and some are forced to rely on Good Samaritans to survive.
The application is led by advocate Carlo Viljoen who has taken on the case pro-bono
He said the case was being heard on 27 May in the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town.
Viljoen launched the application based on the pubic interests of all hairdressers, their clients and the nation.
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“I am representing taxpayers who are losing income during lockdown. The respondent is the minister of health, Zweli Mkhize. Members of the public will not be allowed inside the court building because of…