Oi! Cyril’s booze ban is thanks to our good, sober science

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Oi! Cyril’s booze ban is thanks to our good, sober science

Scientists behind some of the research that led to Ramaphosa banning alcohol again defend their studies

Senior reporter

Medical researchers behind a report that informed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ban of alcohol sales are adamant their research holds scientific muster.

On Sunday, the president announced alcohol sales would be banned for a second time, citing medical research into alcohol-related trauma admissions in hospital.

The ban has caused outcry among consumers and the alcohol industry...

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