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Proposed Land Reforms in South Africa

The Chamber is very concerned at what appears to be a concerted ill-conceived legislative programme to diminish constitutionally enshrined Property Rights including Fixed, Moveable and Intellectual Property Rights.   Click here to…

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Power cuts push traders to the edge

When Mike Atkins opens his factory in the mornings, he is not sure if he will be taking stock – or counting his losses. Rolling blackouts have hit his small frozen foods…

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Cape Chamber commends Department of Education

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry commends the Department of Basic Education (DBE) which has withdrawn its decision to standardise on software tools for the subjects of Computer Application Technology (CAT)…

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Industry Reacts to the Standardisation of Microsoft Office and Delphi in Basic Education

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is seeking an urgent response from businesses and other stakeholders in education and ICT on a recent circular from the Department of Basic Education to…

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Draft Intellectual Property policy – comments needed by 4 October 2013

The registration and legislative protection of patents and intellectual property rights has become problematic for developing nations. Many of the patents registered involving software, technology, communications and digital media are not inventions…

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