Thousands continue to wait in miles-long lines for food in South Africa

Posted by on May 20, 2020 3:18 pm
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JOHANNESBURG – South Africa has marshaled huge resources towards preventing its poor from starving because of COVID-19, but undocumented citizens and stranded migrants face hunger as they slip through the net, aid workers say. Some 11,000 families waited for charity food parcels on Wednesday in a queue stretching for several kilometers (about 4 miles) outside…