Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
For many South Africans, OcSober has started. If you find it a challenge to resist alcohol, it might mean that your alcohol dependence is more advanced than you think.
'They can't read, they can't write, and actually they are in the wrong school,' says Angela Salter, founder of the Adonai Crisis Centre which looks after children whose parents abuse alcohol and drugs.
Competition authorities are allowing SAB to take over distribution of Guinness in South Africa, with a proviso that if sales hit a secret limit, it must be made locally. But that would require rather a lot of Guinness to be drunk in SA.
Fluffy language, exclusive holiday cocktails, and happy hour "deals" are easy ways bartenders like me can increase your spending. You've been warned.
A modest amount of alcohol use during pregnancy has a meaningful impact on miscarriage risk.
Zbiotics can be consumed like a shot before drinking. It's based on years of testing, but how well it works in the real world remains to be seen.
Business Insider spoke to Sean Harrison, Plymouth Gin's master distiller and reinventor of Mr King's 1842 recipe.
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We look at how alcohol can affect the female body.
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Chinese research has shown lower levels of insulin and improved insulin resistance in people who drank light to moderate amounts of alcohol.
Parents often dread talking to their kids about drinking alcohol. Medical and parenting pros, however, say that the topic should be broached sooner rather than later.
Inverroche gins are produced with fynbos from the Cape floral region and boast a distinctive taste. This unique characteristic, and its popularity, caught the attention of Pernod Ricard – the French beverage maker of Jameson Whiskey and Chivas Regal among others – and now a majority shareholder in Inverroche.
South African-based global drinks company Distell Group has delivered solid revenue growth in all three its main categories, CEO Richard Rushton told Fin24.
You'd have to drink 9 bottles in an hour to reach the legal alcohol limit.
They called it Atomik vodka, and it's the first consumer product to be made within the exclusion zone of the nuclear reactor.
Alcohol consumption and drug use can have negative effects on people living with HIV, and can also increase the risk of passing the virus on to others.
No matter what kind of drink you order, bartenders will happily make it. But there are some drinks they will secretly judge you for ordering.
Federal guidelines and the American Heart Association recommend that if you do drink alcohol, you should do so in moderation.
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