2023 Summit for stronger business chambers and organisations

Sakeliga is hosting a summit for chambers of commerce and business organisations on 26 and 27 October to determine strategies for restoring order in towns and cities. Speakers for the summit include, among others: Russell Lamberti, Executive Director: Sakeliga; Péter Wassenaar, Attorney: Kriek, Wassenaar & Partners; JP (Johan) Botha, Sinoville Fire Fighting Association; Boeta du […]

Small-town South Africa is down, but that doesn’t mean it is out

Many an obituary has been written about South Africa’s small and remote towns. However, while many of these towns have been and are suffering from chronic mismanagement and decay, hope is emerging in new paradigms that move beyond overreliance and dependence upon a failing state. Bringing stability and prosperity back to local economies and communities […]

Overwhelm and undermine: Resisting the Employment Equity Amendment Act

The 17th century French poet Jean de La Fontaine explains that a person often meets his fate on the very path he took to avoid it. Given the strong reaction among businesses and professionals unleashed by the announcement of the new Employment Equity Amendment Act (EEAA) and its associated regulations, is the state hastening its […]