Parliament finally passes sugary drinks tax
South Africa is on the right path to reverse the alarming numbers of diabetes cases and other NCDs associated with obesity.
The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) today passed the tax on sugary drinks, which is part of the Rates and Monetary Amounts and Revenue Law Amendment Bill.
This marks the end of 18 months of negotiations on the tax that included four public hearings and a negotiation process in Nedlac. The tax, due... Read More