DA to seek legal advice on use of BEE as a criteria for funding distressed businesses
Party decries ‘radicalisation’ of the government’s coronavirus support
The DA says it will consult its lawyers to seek advice on the legality and of the “racialisation” of the government’s coronavirus (Covid-19) financial relief measures.
This follows an announcement by tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane on Tuesday that support for distressed firms and establishments in the sector will be guided by empowerment (BEE) codes, a move that could disqualify many companies from accessing government funding to mitigate the effect of the coronavirus...
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