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Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals
Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitalsArticle

The South African alcohol industry is assisting the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic by donating PPE worth almost R20m over two months...

11 Sep 2020

SA liquor industry partners with Community Policing Forums
SA liquor industry partners with Community Policing ForumsArticle

As part of its alcohol harm-reduction initiatives, the South African liquor industry is working with Community Policing Forums (CPF) in targeted hotspot areas in four provinces...

27 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmes
Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmesArticle

The South African alcohol industry has commited to invest no less than R150m in direct harm-reduction programmes over the coming year...

21 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnership
Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnershipArticle

The local alcohol industry has noted the concerns raised by spiritsEurope regarding imbalances in trade between South Africa and the EU, as a result of the continued prohibition on the sale of alcohol...

11 Aug 2020

Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beverages
Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beveragesArticle

The alcohol industry welcomes the positive response from the National Treasury to its request for a deferment of excise tax on alcoholic beverages...

4 Aug 2020

SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industry
SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industryArticle

"By prohibiting all formal sales of alcohol, South Africa has chosen not to follow global trends in responding to the epidemic, and unfortunately this comes at a very high cost to the economy."

29 Jul 2020

Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise tax
Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise taxArticle

"The sustainability of the sector, now and in the post-Covid-19 era, is dependent on this deferment if job losses are to be avoided..."

20 Jul 2020

SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed ban
SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed banArticle

Stakeholders in South Africa's alcohol industry are requesting the research data that informed the recent reinstatement of the ban on sales and distribution of alcohol...

17 Jul 2020

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Alcohol industry places its own restrictions on its advertisingArticle

The alcohol industry in SA has put together a marketing code which voluntarily restricts the way they advertise their products to the public...

5 Feb 2020

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See who won at the 2019 Responsible Drinking Media AwardsArticle

The winners of the 2019 Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced at the Four Seasons Westcliff Hotel in Johannesburg...

4 Oct 2019

Image credit: Responsible Drinking Media Awards.
And the 2019 Responsible Drinking Media Awards finalists are...Article

Diageo SA has announced the finalists of the 2019 Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs). The finalists were selected from a total of 464 entries...

18 Sep 2019

Both the Best Radio Award (Category 1: National/commercial) and the Journalist of the Year Award for the best overall entry were won by Megan Lubke.
2018 RDMA winners announcedArticle

Last week, the winners of the 2018 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced, following an awards ceremony held at Summer Place in Johannesburg...

14 Sep 2018

Government wants liquor ads ban
Government wants liquor ads banArticle

The Department of Health is seeking a ban on alcohol advertising in the controversial Liquor Amendment Bill now with the Cabinet...

Linda Ensor 26 Feb 2018

Sibani Mngadi, corporate relations director of Diageo South Africa.
Top journalists win for responsible drinking storiesArticle

The winners of the 2017 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards have been announced, following an awards ceremony held in Johannesburg late last week...

4 Sep 2017

Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic study
Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic studyArticle

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment...

Linda Ensor 21 Jul 2017

Radio drama highlights perils of drinking and driving
Radio drama highlights perils of drinking and drivingArticle

A new 13-week radio drama, Aziwe Ke, taps into consumers' ambitions by highlighting how a promising future can be stripped and dreams crushed in an instant, just by choosing to drink and drive...

4 Feb 2015

Brandhouse donates R60,000 to South Africans Against Drunk Driving
Brandhouse donates R60,000 to South Africans Against Drunk DrivingArticle

Having met its declaration target of 3,000 South African signing up for the Drive Dry campaign, brandhouse donated R60,000 to South Africans Against Drunk Driving (SADD).

29 Jul 2013

Don't ban-boozle us
Don't ban-boozle usArticle

A ban on alcohol advertising would cost nearly 12,000 jobs and almost R1.8bn in tax revenue.

TJ Strydom 13 Jun 2013

End of proposed Sunday alcohol ban welcomedArticle

Brandhouse Beverages welcomes the decision by Gauteng Economic Development MEC, Nkosiphendule Kolisile to withdraw the proposal to prohibit the sale of alcohol on Sunday.

16 May 2013

Ad Act won't kill off cereal characters
Ad Act won't kill off cereal charactersArticle

Rice Krispies-maker, Kellogg's, is not worried about the proposed advertising regulations. Snap, Crackle and Pop are here to stay.

8 May 2009

Netcare to cut costs of anaesthetic gasesArticle

The Department of Health has welcomed the decision by Netcare to reduce its charges for anaesthetic gases according to the single exit price legislation.

Gabi Khumalo 18 Feb 2008

Health Department tackles medicine price fixingArticle

The Department of Health has vowed to get rid of price fixing by pharmaceutical companies in the country's health industry.

Gabi Khumalo 14 Feb 2008

Simone Puterman
Manto/Sunday Times battle escalatesArticle

NEWSWATCH: While on Friday, 17 August 2007, the Sunday Times agreed out of court to return Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang's medical records except for one copy to be under joint control, reports News24.com, and not to write further about them according to IOL, the newspaper yesterday, Sunday 19 August, ran a special report that alleged that Manto is an alcoholic and convicted thief. The minister's spokesperson Sibani Mngadi has since described this media report as “false, speculative and bizarre” (Mail & Guardian Online).

Simone Puterman 20 Aug 2007

Squawking from the Nando's coopArticle

The office of the Minister of Health has clarified its stance on the health benefits - or lack thereof - of Nando's chicken, after much squawking from the Nando's coup. The Minister caused feathers to fly in the fast food industry this week with its pronouncements on fast food.

6 Jun 2005

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