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Tuesday, August 4, 2020



World’s leading cigarette company commits to a smoke-free future in South Africa

Philip Morris International (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM), makers of Marlboro and Chesterfield has selected South Africa as a pioneer market for the introduction of the new IQOS smoke-free tobacco device. The local affiliate,...

S.Africa’s Transnet to spend additional $6BN on ports, railways over three years

South Africa’s state-owned freight logistics group Transnet will invest an additional 84 billion rand ($6 billion) over the next three years to increase capacity at ports and railway lines, the Department...

CT hopes to have three desalination plants running by March

The City of Cape Town says it will bring three desalination plants online in the first quarter of this year. Construction at the Monwabisi, Strandfontein and V&A Waterfront desalination projects are currently...

Distell shakes up board

There was quite a stir in the local liquor sector last month when Stellenbosch-based Distell gave its board of directors a vigorous shaking. Last month Distell announced that executive directors Pieter...

2017’s Western Cape Exporter of the Year

Western Cape exporters who play such a vital role in the economy will be honoured in the annual Exporter of the Year competition run by the Cape Chamber of Commerce and...


Liquor industry urges government to prepare to lift alcohol ban

The liquor industry is once again calling on government to lift the ban on alcohol. Their latest call is based on suggestions by the...


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