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Court ruling

The court gave the above temporary relief to the affected liquor traders across Gauteng after the affected parties launched an urgent application.

Project team members Isaac Boshomane, Chuene Tolo, Louis van Huyssteen and Freddie Franken joined interested participants for group photos to mark the Randburg learner on-boarding session.

Informal motor businesses making progress in development initiative

by Spotong

A NAAASP member is typically in business and trading in one or more of the areas of mechanical repairs; motor body repair and spray painting; automotive parts sales and tyre fitment.

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Win with Jack Daniel's

This September, pick a day and raise a glass to Jack’s birthday with those who matter most by sharing a glass or two of Jack Daniel's

So, let’s toast to Jack for keeping the mystery alive and the whiskey just as good as its always been. We may not know his exact birthdate, but we do know when to celebrate it.

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Heineken South Africa supports local communities

by Spotong

There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to helping others without expecting anything in return. ~ Nelson Mandela

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Celebrating a South African first and trophies galore

Our local favourites make us proud!

Now in its 16th year, the DWWA is trusted internationally for its rigorous judging process. This year 16 500 entries were received.

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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

The African Beer Cup, an annual competition that seeks to crown the continent’s best beers, was open to licenced, commercial breweries large and small, as long as the beers entered were brewed in Africa.

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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry.

They are brands that define a common experience and are woven into the fabric of South Africa’s townships – township consumers are wholly committed to them.


Valid permit holders should be phased into the Gauteng Liquor Act

Shebeen owners must be afforded the opportunity to comply with the Act

Shebeens have been singled out by the Act, though the Act mentioned them briefly both in definitions and under miscellaneous matters.

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Township business magazine Spotong continues to grow… in more ways than one!

by Spotong

Exciting new changes are on the horizon for Spotong, South Africa’s No1 township trade magazine, with the introduction of a new size and an increased print run!


Interview with Sibongile Simelane-Quntana

The Responsible Gambling Foundation's executive director speaks about the role of the SARGF and how it assists business owners.

The SARGF is a renewed non-profit company, representing a public-private initiative between government and the gambling industry.