Here are our top five articles of the past week. 

1) This is SA’s first dagga beer - now available for R18 a bottle at Spar

South Africa’s first dagga-infused beer, Durban Poison Cannabis Lager, launched in the country in September. It costs only R18 for a 350 ml bottle and is available at selected Tops at Spar liquor stores in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal, Graeme Bird, co-founder of Poison City brewing, said. Cape Town will get the beers early next week

 2) This is how far R100 in petrol will get you in some of SA’s most popular cars – the winner surprised us

Business Insider South Africa compared the distances some of the most popular vehicles in South Africa can travel on R100's worth of petrol since Wednesday. The winner, beating perhaps more obvious contenders like the Suzuki Swift and Ford Fiesta, was the Volkswagen Polo - which will allow you to travel a solid 130km on R100's worth of petrol.

3) Albany will change its brown bread packaging after a complaint

Premier Foods complained to the ASA that Albany's use of calories - as opposed to kilojoules - was in contravention of SA's labelling regulations, which require that energy content is also represented as kilojoules.

 4) Here's what the new 120,000 square metre development at Rantanga Junction will look like

The massive 120,000 square metre redevelopment, the area of 12 rugby fields, will include residential apartments, a retirement component, a hotel, restaurant, and offices, Rabie developers say in a statement. It will also seek to preserve the original Ratanga Junction water bodies, and the estimated 16 new buildings will be built around those.

5) Buy a new car - government’s top tip to beat the fuel hike

The South African government triggered Twitter’s fury when it suggested that South Africans beat the massive petrol price hike by buying new vehicles. South Africa’s petrol price rose by R1.05 a litre on Wednesday morning - the single largest fuel price increase in South Africa (fuel levy hikes excluded).