Booze ban leaves tavern owners conflicted over illicit alcohol sales

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Tavern and nightclub owner Chris Tamba says the ban on the sale of alcohol has affected his businesses and he has had to lay off his staff. Picture: Rosetta Msimango
Tavern and nightclub owner Chris Tamba says the ban on the sale of alcohol has affected his businesses and he has had to lay off his staff. Picture: Rosetta Msimango

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The illicit sale of alcohol may be the only option left for tavern owner Chris Tamba (40), because the alcohol ban has left him and his employees without a source of income since last month.

The businessperson, who owns two taverns that “become nightclubs”, has had to temporarily let his 15 employees go because he is unable to pay them.

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