Alcohol Advertising

Is this the Bill the alcohol industry doesn’t want you to see?

South Africa is one of the hardest drinking countries in the world, but legislation to stop it been under wraps for over five years.

Gender bender: Normalising, moralising and a shot of reality

Peddling booze as the ultimate feminist equaliser is a dangerous marketing ploy

Alcohol industry still calls the shots

Policies protect profits but they fail to address alcohol's harmful effects on society.

Right of reply: ‘Subterfuge’ letter was misquoted

Sacci chief executive Neren Rau says several sections of an article about the organisation were misrepresented, biased and erroneous.

Alcohol advertising: Let’s have a sober debate

Naysayers be damned – we need to do everything we can to stop the abuse of alcohol in South Africa, writes Jesse Harber.

Alcohol ad ban will be bad for sport, MPs told

It will be a sad day for South African sport if it lost critical sponsorships due to government's planned ban on alcohol advertising, MPs have heard.

Cabinet approves draft Bill banning alcohol ads

Cabinet has approved a draft Bill banning alcohol advertising, which will now be gazetted for public comment.

Alcohol ban will hurt economy, says Sacci

Restricting marketing of liquor will have a negative effect on the industry and the economy, says the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Banned booze ads will only affect the economy – badly

A ban on alcohol advertising won't work in SA, says Econometrix, which predicts that the prohibition will have a negative impact on the economy.

It’s time for shebeens to sober up

But many feel Gauteng's legislation requiring them to register does not go far enough.

Advertising booze could be made illegal

The trade and industry department says there are no definite plans to ban alcohol adverts but all options to curb alcohol abuse are being considered.

Teetotaller Madiba’s image, name being used to sell booze

Tyson cane spirit, Boss blended whisky, Zero pineapple flavoured gin -- all, according to a Malawian liquor company, are Madiba's favourite tipple.

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Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world