Photographer Phando Jikelo/african News Agency(ANA)

Today in Pictures

CAPE TOWN – We give you a peek at pictures from our award-winning photographers at the African News Agency based in newsrooms across South Africa.

South Africa – Cape Town – 14 May 2020 – A child has died in a shack fire in Mfuleni when her jealous and abusive father burnt their shack.The neighbours say the man physically abused his wife infront of his children and he would sometimes switch off a tv while they are watching and demand sex from his wife. Photograph: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – KZN – Durban – 14/05/2020. If you have a fruit tree on your yard in Bonela Durban then you are a big target of these visitors. The monkeys are likely to be found in a place with a lot of trees or the forest where they find food and a home for the entire crew. this monkeys is cought sitting on the fence in the yard eating a Avocado. Picture: Nqobile Mbonambi (ANA)

South Africa – Cape Town – 14 May – 2020 – Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Tertuis Simmers visited the construction site of the Forest Village Housing project in Eerste River, Cape Town.He went to there to ensure that contractors comply with all the health and safety protocols.He was accompanied by Mayco member of housing Malusi Booi. Photographer Phando Jikelo/african News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Coronavirus – Pretoria – 14 May 2020 – One of the supermarkets that mainly supplies the residents of Refilwe during the national lockdown. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Coronavirus – Pretoria – 14 May 2020 – Residents of Refilwe heading home after collecting fire wood from the nearest bush. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Coronavirus – Pretoria – 14 May 2020 – Refilwe resident Anna Mabena (32) doing her laundry during the national lockdown. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Johannesburg – 14 May 2020 More than R1 million worth of drugs were found at a residential in Robertsham at Xavier street South of Johannesburg and 1 suspect was arrested. Photo Simphiwe Mbokazi (ANA)

South Africa – Durban – 13 May 2020 – A man spends his time in uMlazi, KZN hunting for food during the national lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus. Food is hard to come by as lots of businesses are still closed and people have no money. Some have resorted to hunting to put food on the table. He carries a Duiker on his back as he returns home followed by a pack of dogs and a small group of goats. Picture: Bongani Mbatha/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Pretoria – 14 May 2020 – The Lion whisperer. Kevin Richardson who has shown interest in wild life since a young age is affectionately known as the Lion whisperer. He takes his lions for a walk during stage 4 of the lockdown. Richardson generates an income to take care of the lions from gate takings to the sanctuary and volunteers who pay to work there. Due to lockdown the sanctuary is closed and there is no income. There are 23 lions, several leopards, some hyena and buck on the sanctuary. He fears a collapse of the industry if they are to be subjected to the lockdown conditions for much longer. Picture: Timothy Bernard/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa – Cape Town -05 May 2020- WITH safe spaces to play during lockdown, or not, children in Wallacdene, Kraaifontein, entertain themselves by doing flips on a sandy patch next to communal toilets . photograph : Phando Jikelo/African News Agency (ANA)

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