Coca Cola

Pepsi’s Pioneer acquisition is not healthy

The move may provide a short-term economic boost, but it also has long-term health costs

A handful of multinational corporations is responsible for the world’s plastic waste

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestle were responsible for the most pieces of plastic collected according to an environmental pressure group

Each breath is killing you

Each breath you take means more toxic pollutants are sucked deep down into your lungs. In our metros, that pollution is ubiquitous

Digging up the graves of Gukurahundi graves – and burying the evidence

Exhumations of Gukurahundi graves risk destroying vital clues about the extent of the massacre and who was responsible

Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my levy

Treasury is coining it as South Africans continue to shell out for their favourite sugary drinks

South Africa’s reputation leaders

Mr Price had a significant rise, while Tiger Brands had a phenomenal drop

Letters to the Editor: August 31 to September 6

Our readers write in about amnesty for students, deadbeat dads and Coca-Cola

Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one

The increase is less than local producers wanted, while companies say it entrenches inefficiencies

Give us our daily bread

'Our hope is that President Zuma or Nkosazana Zuma will be the one who will intervene in this matter'

Sugar tax only for the sweetest

A can of Coke will soon cost 46c more but will help reduce the national health bill and raise revenue

Disgruntled drivers want to put brakes on Coke merger

A group of owner-drivers for SABMiller’s ABI subsidiary want the Competition Tribunal to block a major restructuring of local Coca-Cola operations.

Tax on soft drinks could benefit obese SA

The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is not a silver bullet but it could cut the health bill and add to government coffers.

Latest

NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

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

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders