Month: April 2021

Court victory for the business owners of Musina and business group Sakeliga against Eskom and municipality

Two years after the first legal steps to prevent Eskom from interrupting electricity in Musina, a cost order was obtained in favour of Sakeliga in the Gauteng High Court last week. The litigation stems from efforts by Eskom ion 2018 and 2019 to cut off electricity to all users in Musina, including paying businessowners, following […]
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New Employment Equity Bill would require large-scale relocations across South Africa

Conceptually and technically incompatible with the Rule of Law On Tuesday, 13 April 2021, Sakeliga made verbal submissions to the Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour on the proposed Employment Equity Amendment Bill. The bill empowers the Minister of Labour to prescribe racial demographic employment targets for individual companies to implement at every workplace and […]
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Technical issues in the Employment Equity Amendment Bill, 2020

On Tuesday, 13 April 2021, Martin van Staden, Legal Fellow at Sakeliga, presented technical issues on the proposed Employment Equity Amendment Bill to the parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Employment and Labour. He was joined by Piet le Roux, Chief Executive Officer of Sakeliga. Sakeliga’s press release on the presentation can be found here. These were […]
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Ukrainian trade mission will visit South Africa in April

The Ukrainian Trade Mission will visit South Africa from 14 to 16 April to explore trade opportunities. On 14 and 15 April the Mission will visit Pretoria and on 16 April they will visit KwaZulu Natal (Durban). The Mission will be chaired by the Deputy Minister for Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture, Mr Taras Kachka; […]
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Sakeliga presents panel discussion on Expropriation Bill and amendment of Article 25 of the Constitution

Tian Alberts The business organisation Sakeliga held a live panel discussion on its Facebook page on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, during which various focus points around the controversial Expropriation Bill and amendments to Article 25 of the Constitution were discussed. This follows two strong parliamentary submissions by Sakeliga during last week’s public hearings. Several issues […]
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