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  • 04 Mar 21
    By Zoleka Lisa: Vice President of Corporate Affairs SA   Almost three months into 2021, this year is showing itself to be the sequel to the challenge that was 2020. Some parts of our sector did not survive, and others only just survived trying to navigate the completely unpredictable and...
  • 12 Feb 21
    The ban may be lifted, but we can’t ignore the toll on women. Please give our women in beer a fighting chance.   By Zoleka Lisa   Only two months into a new year, one realises that times are really tough. 2021 is showing itself to be the sequel to the hardship that was 2020. The reality...
  • 11 Feb 21
    R12.6 MILLION SET TO BE AWARDED TO FINALISTS IN SOCIAL INNOVATION AWARDS [20 January 2020] The SAB Foundation has announced the 17 finalists in its tenth annual Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards. The final winners, including six finalists in its fifth annual Disability Empowerment...
  • 11 Feb 21
    Only two months into a new year, one realises that times are really tough. 2021 is showing itself to be the sequel to the hardship that was 2020. The reality is that, many of us have had to balance our own personal and professional challenges whilst trying to navigate the completely unpredictable...
  • 02 Feb 21
      SAB welcomes the resubmission of trade, a positive step forwards rebuilding the economy but greater regulatory policy certainty is required to enable the sectors recovery 02 February 2021. The South African Breweries (SAB) welcomes the President’s decision to lift the ban on the sale of...
  • 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,...