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Afriforum to take Minister to court if Covid fund criteria not changed

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Afriforum to take Tourism Minister to court if B-BBEE Covid-19 fund criteria  isn’t changed

The Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane met with Solidarity and AfriForum over their concerns on the B-BBEE criteria for the Covid-19 tourism relief fund. The meeting follows a letter from the attorneys of Solidarity and AfriForum, in which they had threatened legal action against the roll-out of the Tourism Equity Fund, claiming "it is exclusive on the basis of race, and discriminates without any legal or justifiable basis." Meanwhile the spokesperson for the Ministry of Tourism, Hlengiwe Nhlabathi-Mokota sent us this voicenote on behalf of the Minister, regarding the Tourism Equity Fund. On #SAfmBTH with Aldrin Sampear spoke to AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel

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