“NCCC must lift alcohol ban to prevent total collapse of the industry”

Just News | With the National Corona Virus Command Council (NCCC) scheduled to meet Cabinet on Sunday on the government’s response to the Covid-19 third wave, the beer industry urges these decision makers to lift the alcohol ban, which has been in place since 28 June 2021, in order to prevent a total collapse of […]

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Lucky Star and Amawandle Pelagic Fishing Workers on Strike

Tebogo Msimanga | Nearly one thousand two hundred(1200) members from the Food and Allied Workers’ Union (FAWU) employed by Oceana Fishing at their Lucky Star and Amawandle Pelagic operations in St. Helena’s Bay and Laaiplek on the West Coast are on strike. This is the 7th day of a protected strike after wage talks failed […]

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Beer industry calls for alcohol ban to be lifted

Tebogo Msimanga | The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) is urgently calling for the alcohol ban to be lifted so that legal businesses can operate, to avoid a possible collapse of the industry and the million livelihoods it supports. One hundred and sixty-one liquor outlets and distribution centres were looted and damaged in KwaZulu-Natal […]

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FNB encourages customers whose income is affected by unrest to claim from credit life insurance

Tebogo Msimanga | First National Bank (FNB) is encouraging customers who have credit life insurance to consider claiming from their policies to minimise financial hardship. FNB said it made significant strides in improving its claims processing capacity over the past year to handle the uptick seen as a result of the covid pandemic CEO of […]

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Gauteng to engage the Freight and Logistics industry

Just News | Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, will on Monday 19 July 2021, engage the freight and logistics community in an effort to pursue collaborative partnerships that will ensure efficient, cost-effective and safe movement of freight and logistics in and out of the province.  The engagement forms part of […]

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Alcohol ban has already served a devastating blow to the alcohol industry

Tebogo Msimanga | The Beer Association of South Africa (BASA) says it will submit an urgent Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) application to the National Covid Command Council (NCCC) to obtain the data and evidence on which it based its decision to extend the 4th alcohol ban for another two weeks. President Cyril […]

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