Eastern Cape Government has called for the alcohol ban to be reinstated due to a large number of incidents regarding alcohol abuse.
You can add the ANC Women’s League and the Eastern Cape Premier as the latest figures calling for another alcohol ban – and they’ve got some support.
Ramaphosa’s spokesperson has reassured South Africans that the government isn’t planning another alcohol ban – but drinkers aren’t out of the woods yet.
Messages are doing the rounds suggesting that the alcohol ban will return, South Africans find themselves in a renewed state of panic.
Police said ten men were admitted to the False Bay Hospital. Six of them died after allegedly consuming homemade beer.
The EFF says the number of patients in trauma units have doubled in 24 hours since the sale of alcohol was permitted under Level 3.
EFF leader Julius Malema has said that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma should continue to fight the ‘alcohol issue’ despite the ban being lifted.
The number of fatalities linked to homemade alcoholic brews continue to increase.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has allegedly suggested banning the sale of booze and smokes until lockdown Level 1. The reaction has been seismic.
Will Dlamini-Zuma play the villain again? Critics have reacted angrily after it was rumoured the minister wants to ban alcohol and smokes ‘until Level 1’.
After a couple was allegedly killed after drinking a deadly brew earlier in May, another pair have also died in similar circumstances.
Across the country, thousands of small businesses and glass recycling collectors are on their knees, as the ban on alcohol sales has impacted those companies and individuals involved in the production and recycling of glass packaging.
Police in the Western Cape made four arrests and confiscated a booze supply worth R1.1 million on Thursday 14 May.
Police in KwaZulu-Natal said hundreds of empty bottles were found at the homestead ready to be filled with more fake alcohol.
The 50-year-old said that he was not trying to sell the booze, but rather had tried to hide it from his children by burying it in his garden.
Having already had to lose 25 000 litres of beer, South African Breweries have obtained permission to transport their surplus supply.
Making beer from pineapples, apples and the likes. What does it say about us as a nation and our need for alcohol?
In a truly gutting development, South African Breweries (SAB) have said they have no choice but to dump nearly 400 million bottles of beer.
The woman was found dead, while the man was found writhing in pain. This allegedly after they consumed poisonous homemade beer.
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni has suggested that there are divided opinions on what decisions would best assist South Africans during the lockdown.
Recent policy has changed the mood around government measures to stem the spread of COVID-19, and now we face millions of job losses.
Having said that the sale of cigarettes would be permitted in Level 4, government have decided to maintain the ban.
A flurry raids have led to 37 ongoing investigations and 14 revoked licenses after traders broke lockdown regulations.
Alcohol looting has been normalised during lockdown. In another incident, a group of people can be seen helping themselves to liquor in Tops.
The question is how many beers do you have to plant to grow a brewery?