The President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa visited three shopping centers in Soweto on Sunday to help clean up damaged businesses.
Malls of the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces were amongst the most affected by the violence and looting that has gripped the country for the last ten days.
Unrest started after former South African president Jacob Zuma started serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court for refusing to comply with a court order to testify at a state-backed inquiry investigating allegations of corruption while he was in office.
More than 70 people were confirmed dead following the protest.
Atleast 15 people were also confirmed dead due to racial tensions in Phoenix.
Meanwhile more than 2000 people were arrested during the ongoing protests.