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Tobacco ban: New poll could sway judges, as ‘cigarette orders’ restart

There may be some faint signs of life for those embroiled in the tobacco ban and its subsequent legal battles. Not only is the campaign to bring back cigarettes submitting more evidence to...

Wine Producers Finding Ways to Thrive During COVID-19

The government’s ban on the export and sale of alcohol has had a massive impact on the South African wine sector. Typically a R47 billion-a-year industry, wine producers were losing R300...

Event reopening guidelines announced

After the nationwide lockdown was instated, many long-awaited events were cancelled to abide by regulations. The Event Safety Council (ESC) has now announced a number of new guidelines for event organisers...

Construction back at work, overcoming challenges

The entire construction industry reopened on 1 June with the advent of Alert Level 3, largely as a result of the extensive lobbying by the Construction Covid-19 Rapid Response Task Team,...

How to stretch your Rands and cents in these trying times

The current economic environment coupled with further challenges of income instability that COVID-19 brings requires consumers to cultivate good money management habits, focus on essentials, curb unnecessary spending and pay of...


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...