1977J. SikakaneWindow on Soweto 35Where, then, does the money come from to keep the beerhalls and liquor stores busy with customers and thriving with money to finance the wastelands of the Bantustans?
1980E. JoubertLong Journey of Poppie Nongena 308The black people in the Cape Town locations are rising, they are burning down buildings, smashing the beer halls, overturning cars and stoning the buses.
1986Learn & TeachNo.3, 32‘We hated the beerhalls.’ said Mrs Sibanda. ‘Our children were dying because of the beerhalls. On payday some men never went home. They went to the beerhalls. Then they drank until they had no money left.’
1990W. Botha inFrontline Sept. 21‘I think this beer hall must be changed into a church,’ Shabalala says. ‘I don’t like these things — they cause only trouble.’
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