The years 2020 and 2021, will go down in history as the years never to be forgotten. Everyone watched in shock and disbelief how a sub-microscopic infectious agent that replicates only inside the living cells of an organism turned the world on its ear. And… just this week, many South Africans watched in disbelief as the country was set alight by protesters and looters. The Durban Fresh Produce Market closed operations on Monday 12 July as soon as the riots escalated to lawlessness and unruliness. As of 13 July 2021, retailers and banks had suspended operations in affected areas in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. Tragically, this poses a threat of household food security.
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