Brazen Gang Makes Off With Truckloads Of Booze In Robbery At Distell

Two truckloads of alcohol have been stolen by a group of armed men who held up the Distell Springs plant.

 

Kings Utility Back Signs Long-term Deal With Griquas

Southern Kings utility back Masixole Banda has signed a deal to join Griquas for the upcoming season.

 

The Alcohol Ban In South Africa Is Shattering The Glass Industry

It’s a sombre payday weekend for most people as the doors of liquor retailers remain shuttered despite calls for the end of South Africa’s contentious ban on the sale of alcohol.

 

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A Cape Town restaurant staffer has recounted how she was smashed back into her coffee shop by a powerful jet of water fired from a water cannon during a protest.

 
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Event Industry Sets Out To Prove It’s Got Safety Down Pat, Hoping For Bigger Gatherings

It has been three weeks since the announcement of lockdown regulations allowing for business events and conference venues to operate under clear guidelines.

 

Old Brown Sherry Does Not Cure Covid-19 As Claimed In Viral Voice Note

The brewers of Sedgwick?s Old Brown Sherry and the Eastern Cape health department have dismissed reports that the popular drink cures the Covid-19 coronavirus.

 

Booze Stocks Wane Due To Stockpiling

Liquor stores around the country are battling to keep up with the demand for stock of South Africans? favourite tipple since the ban on the sale of alcohol was lifted on June 1.

 

Coronavirus Could Cost Africa R80 Billion In Crop Exports

The coronavirus pandemic could cost Africa as much as $4.8 billion (R80 billion) in lost agricultural exports and affect the livelihoods of 10 million farmers.

 

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Durban residents line up to get their stash of liquor now that the sale of alcohol is allowed again on Level 3 of the Covid-19 lockdown.

 

Opinion

The private sector, our government and civil society and donor agencies must be faster, smarter, and far more agile than the spread of Covid-19, writes Tebogo Ngoma.

 
 
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