Sakeliga is heading to court to disclose information about how National Treasury intended to grant dubious exemptions to Eskom and other state entities from financial reporting requirements. This follows after Sakeliga welcomed the Finance Minister’s withdrawal of Eskom’s exemption from the Public Finance Management Act in April. The withdrawal arose from pressure by Sakeliga and […]
How can productive farmers protect their businesses against the harmful consequences of the proposed AgriBEE guidelines? This difficult question arose after Sakeliga recently released confidential documentation related to planned BEE enforcement in the sector to the public. Sakeliga has put forward some considerations for farmers wanting to adopt proactive strategies to maintain their productivity, quality, […]
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 […]
The North West Provincial Government was ordered to accept responsibility today for the crisis in Ditsobotla, to consult with Sakeliga about it and to report to Sakeliga every three months.
Sakeliga strongly criticized the proposed Companies Amendment Act (“the Act”) in its comments to the portfolio committee on Trade, Industry and Competition.
Bringing stability and prosperity back to local economies and communities is crucial to avoiding a cascading destabilisation. Sakeliga considers Ditsobotla a promising case for developing answers that could scale to other municipalities.
Sakeliga has sent letters of encouragement to the mayors of Cape Town and Tshwane commending them and their cities’ officials for opposing gangsterism and intimidation from groups and organisations intent on using chaos and violence to advance their demands. Managing such threats in large metros with limited resources and coordinating response teams across various levels […]
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 […]
Sakeliga’s urgent intervention upheld crucial legislation against land invasions, enhancing property protections.
Sakeliga achieved the first significant setback for harmful BEE policies when we reversed illegal BEE and local content regulations in public procurement, unlocking billions in potential savings.