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Cape Town - Business leaders should stand up for what is wrong and work collectively despite the threats, Adrian Gore, founder and CEO of the Discovery Group, said on Thursday.

He used as an example how the business sector collectively had a good dialogue and made government listen after Nenegate about a year ago.

"Who knows, we could be facing the same thing tomorrow or next week," said Gore, who was part of a group of business leaders called together by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan after Nenegate to brainstorm on how SA's situation could be improved.

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