Alan Winde says the Western Cape must move away from a ‘deadly relationship’ with booze – and its hoped these new liquor laws will help.
Well, it’s 17:00 somewhere: These looters saw an opportunity and took it on Friday morning, as traffic in Durban was brought to a standstill.
The Shoprite Group is now selling liquor online at ‘supermarket prices’ and delivers to customers nationwide.
The now-traditional rush to the liquor store, just hours before a family meeting with Cyril Ramaphosa, reportedly happened again on Tuesday!
Gauteng’s shadow education spokesperson is puzzled by the lack of due diligence shown in the province, in regards to bars and shebeens operating near schools.
Minister Dlamini-Zuma’s proposal to ban liquor transportation over the Easter weekend has been rescinded – but you might need to keep hold of your receipts.
A liquor policy group is now advocating for the introduction of a ‘health tax’, which would be funded by implementing higher levies on booze and tobacco.
A total of five liquor outlets were closed down in Gauteng this weekend, after one well-frequented spot was caught breaking every COVID-19 rule in the book.
Coalition of two bodies has written to the President outlining job losses, salary cuts and other concerns caused by restricted trading.
Dozens of liquor licences have been suspended in the Western Cape during lockdown, as those trying to dodge the booze laws have been harshly punished.