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  • 28 Jan 21
    The South African alcohol industry, which contributes R173 billion or 3.4% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), lost R21.8 billion in revenue during the first two alcohol bans in 2020. An extended third ban is currently underway. With another implementation of a ban spanning at least...
  • 25 Jan 21
    South African Breweries (SAB) has cancelled a further R2.5bn of capital investment following the third ban on alcohol sales, bringing to R5bn the brewer’s cancelled capital expenditure in South Africa since alcohol sales bans were introduced in 2020. At the height of the second ban on the sale of...
  • 25 Jan 21
    Founder and owner of Ntombi’s Tavern in Tembisa, Ntombi Sibiya, can no longer let her constitutional rights be stripped away and has decided to take a stand for all those who depend on her. After a hard week’s work the people of Tembisa flock to their favourite local watering hole, Ntombi’s Tavern...
  • 25 Jan 21
    Alcohol distribution company owner Alistair Shapiro is not going to let the third alcohol sales ban grind his business and lifeblood to a halt. Not two days after the announcement of the third ban on the sale of alcohol which took effect as of 29 December 2020, and owner of Shapiro Distributors,...