Sakeliga to institute contempt proceedings against COGTA Minister

Sakeliga and its legal representatives are finalising a substantive application for contempt of court against the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, her Department, and its Director-General. The application stems from an order granted by the Gauteng Division of the High Court Pretoria on 9 November 2022. The order compels the Minister, the National […]

Sakeliga to join panel of top experts regarding state failure

Sakeliga executive director and economist, Russell Lamberti will on October 19, 2023 14:00 join a panel of expert analysts to discuss strategies for protecting your finances against state failure. The deterioration of South Africa’s state finances is dominating business news ahead of the announcement of the mid-term budget in weeks ahead. There is growing speculation […]

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 […]

When is a target a quota and why it matters

Quick summary  Introduction  The former military dictator of Uganda, Idi Amin is often cited as having proclaimed that under his regime “There is freedom of speech, but I cannot guarantee freedom after speech.” Such word games are not unlike the South African government’s attempt to convince us that the sectoral targets set by the Minister […]

Public interest litigation: a high-impact tool for responsible business

Rather than to complain about state failure and harmful policy, Sakeliga was established as an outcome-focussed entity with an unambiguous value proposition – impactful litigation to establish a healthy business environment stewarded by an independent and resilient – state-proof – business community. Sakeliga is a premier vehicle for businesspeople and organisations to create scalable solutions to state failure.