The African National Congress is starting its “dispute resolution process” in a bid to address the a.
Newly elected ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has renewed the call to ban alcohol on Sundays and says South Africa should declare an alcohol-free day at least once a week.
Malema was speaking at an anti-crime campaign march in Sebokeng on Friday.
He said alcohol should not be sold and consumed on Sundays.
"Taverns, shebeens and bottle-stores should not operate on Sundays," Malema said.
He was echoing a controversial call made earlier by Fikile Mbalula, his predecessor.
Malema said that some outlets were selling liquor to under-aged children.
"At least once a week South Africa should have a sober day. Alcohol contributes to crime," he said.