We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Cape Town entrepreneur Anthony Gird believes South Africans need to celebrate more, so he started a champagne bar in his Cape Town restaurant, Honest Chocolate, a few months ago. Only, it’s spent a third of its existence unable to trade due to the ban on alcohol sales.

It was an optimistic move to start a venture like that during a lockdown, but now, after a week of taxi violence in the Cape that has prevented his staff from coming to work, even Gird is becoming discouraged and has fleetingly asked himself: "What’s the point?"..

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now