KZN UNREST | Government and business join hands to rebuild

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SAB premises in Pietermaritzburg.
SAB premises in Pietermaritzburg.
Siyamtanda Capa

The immediate priority for KwaZulu-Natal is to restore law and order, ensure the safety of its people, and respond to food availability.

In a joint statement by the South African government and business leaders released on Friday afternoon, they said this will be "followed by decisive action to drive recovery in the short term and restore normality to the affected provinces".

"Finally, government and business will work together to reset South Africa for growth, restoring the confidence of our people, our industries and our investors. We shall counter this orchestrated attack, and normalise the situation with the greatest urgency."

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