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The shebeens of suburbia

The noise around the notorious Saxonwold shebeen stirs nostalgia for beer halls serving longtoms in the leafy ’burbs, now replaced by ‘pop-up’ bars

Sozzled at the Saxonwold Shebeen

It's a mission to find a finance minister-in-waiting at the most famous pub of Africa.

Shebeens’ dreams go up in smoke

Furious tavern owners have complained that the proposed anti-smoking laws will not only destroy township businesses, but also kasi culture.

A jig for when the chips are down

The former choirmaster and dance teacher would rather invest in his future by buying a radio than by considering giving dance classes.

Smaller bottles could be alcohol brand’s key to Africa

Spirit-producer Diageo is betting smaller bottles can persuade sub-Saharan drinkers to sample its well-known labels, instead of homemade brews.

Shebeens call the shots in Gauteng

The new licence rules appear to render communities powerless to object to new shebeens popping up.

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Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

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Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

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Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

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Capital Legacy talks life

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