Hein Kaiser
Journalist
1 minute read
17 Jul 2021
5:30 am

SA unrest: Gift of the Givers’ Sooliman slams selfish, political agenda

Hein Kaiser

'For now, intervention is financial, if only to protect full warehouses from being targeted by the last remnants of the traitor element,' Sooliman says.

Members of the SANDF and SAPS arrest looters at Jabulani Mall in Soweto, 13 July 2021. Shopping centres, malls, and stores have been looted across Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal for a number of days, allegedly linked to former president Jacob Zuma's imprisonment. Picture: Michel Bega

Gift of the Givers have mobilised and are busy with relief work throughout KwaZulu-Natal following this week’s looting that left many families unable to purchase food or necessities. Founder Dr Imtiaaz Sooliman says that, with its partners, Gift of the Givers has developed a rescue plan. However, he is loath to share it, wary that the same destructive elements responsible for the mess in the first place would attempt to scupper any positive initiative. “For now, intervention is financial, if only to protect full warehouses from being targeted by the last remnants of the traitor element,” Sooliman says. This is...