Month: July 2021

Land Court Bill, 2021

Sakeliga’s brief comment on the Land Court Bill can be obtained here. Sakeliga’s interest in the Bill is particularly aimed at the changes envisaged with respect to the rules regarding hearsay evidence in land claims. Sakeliga is concerned that the admission of hearsay evidence will unduly undermine private property rights, a necessary condition for a […]
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Sakeliga calls for businesses to develop strategies that factor in harmful state interventions

“Government does not have businesses’ support for more of the same, as contained tonight in the address by President Cyril Ramaphosa. It is required and foreseeable that in the months and years ahead businesses continue altering course themselves. Businesses are and will be developing plans and strategies that factor in harmful state interventions and state […]
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Opening of N3 welcomed – relief convoy redirected, and security escort called off

Given the reopening of the N3, the 20-vehicle strong emergency relief convoy for KwaZulu-Natal, announced by business organisations on Thursday, will now travel individually. The intended armed security escort has also been called off.  All relief supplies and stock that would have formed part of the convoy will now be carried by transport vehicles departing at their earliest convenience, several likely already […]
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Responsible community response to criminality must be enhanced, not stifled – Sakeliga

The saving grace during the disastrous looting that has ensued in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng over the last week, has been the measures taken by community members in protecting their businesses and property. Business organisation Sakeliga therefore notes with concern the call by Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) for a 24-hour curfew in affected KwaZulu-Natal and […]
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Businesses and charities invited to join secure convoy from Gauteng to KwaZulu-Natal

Businesses are co-operating to provide secure escort for relief and resupply efforts to distressed areas in KwaZulu-Natal, given delays and uncertainties with the re-opening of the N3.  The convoy is a co-operative effort by business organisations Sakeliga, Saai, and Neasa. Secure escort will be provided by Dyck Advisory Group, including armed personnel and air support. […]
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