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Durban Chamber CEO slams closure of N3, citing a R800 million loss per day.

In Durban, The CEO of the Durban Chamber of Commerce has slammed yet another blockade of the N3 on Friday morning by protesting truck drivers, between Van Reenen’s Pass and Tugela Toll Plaza. These action will hurt the economy and this is not assisting the province of KwaZulu-Natal as the province has already lost millions in July.

Palesa Phili said the recurring blockades of the N3 were damaging to the local economy.

“The KZN economy is extremely reliant on the N3 Corridor, as it serves as a critical trade route, connecting our two harbours to the SADC region. Hence, such behaviour cannot become a norm for addressing social issues in South Africa.

“If these protest actions persist it will impact the entire value chain from trucking companies to the receiving .

To be honest , after Covid-19 pandemic and the July strives , looting by community members the country of South Africa can not afford another economic slow down . This protest will also cause serious job losses of which , the country already has a high unemployment rate.

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