In pictures: A different perspective of our country under lockdown

May 15, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

We thought we’d highlight the splendour during lockdown over the last eight weeks. The great sacrifices we’ve made over the last two months will hopefully save the lives of thousands of South Africans until life returns to a new normal. Here, 11 South Africans share images of what their lives have been like during quarantine.

1. South Africa’s oldest man, Fredie Blom, celebrates his 116th birthday the first week of May

Image Credit Genevieve Serra

2. Cape Town sunset by Manoj Singhania

3. Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape by Minenhle Minnie Mangaliso

4. A 07h00 outdoor morning walk in Cape Town by Jacquie Cooks

5. Dropped off food parcels for car guards in Woodmead, Joburg by Rofino Pai de Leontina

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…..Because fog and sun go together 🤔

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6. The city of Joburg on Instagram by @shingisikipa

7. Thank you lockdown workers on Instagram by @images_of_black

8. View of The Wilds in Joburg on Instagram by @delaneyartist

9. Be a tourist in your own city on Instagram by @cityskatetours

10. South African National Defence Force soldiers patrol the streets of Joburg CBD on Instagram by @toursoweto

11. Face masks and rollerblades on Instagram by @2summers

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