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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