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Transactions, not transmissions! NDZ warns banks over ‘superspreader’ ATMs

The minister sets her sights on banks, which will now be expected to keep their machines Covid-safe or face legal action

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Cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has issued a stern warning to banks, telling them to provide sanitisers at their ATMs or face the might of the law.

She said should a bank fail to follow the new regulations, it would be liable to a fine and its bosses may be sentenced to six months in prison, or both, in line with the lockdown regulations.

Dlamini-Zuma was addressing the media on Tuesday following the extension of the lockdown level 3 with new, stricter regulations...

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