The day bread rolls became bun(dle)s of joy for me in riot-torn Durban

As the city runs out of food, I join my fellow citizens in a desperate search for the essentials we once took for granted

13 July 2021 - 20:32 By suthentira govender

We were down to our last few slices of bread on Tuesday morning when I absent-mindedly asked my husband to grab a loaf from the convenience store around the corner.

Hazy from lack of sleep thanks to the gunfire and explosions ringing out in my neighbourhood, I had forgotten shops were shut because of wanton looting and destruction in Durban since Sunday...

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