Qualifications of Membership. Membership in SACU shall be open to all citizens of Southern African nations, individuals born or naturalized in a Southern African nation, individuals born to parents who are citizens or permanent residents of a Southern African nation, and other nationals friendly to a Southern African nation and those related to these individuals by reason of marriage.
Countries that constituent as Southern African are recognized by SACU include Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Corporate members shall consist of any non-profit and for-profit corporation that is owned by citizens, descendants or natives of Southern Africa and that meets any additional requirements for corporate membership as may be imposed by the Executive Board of Directors. Corporate members will further be divided into Bronze, Silver and Gold. The duties, rights and privileges of each category of membership shall be defined by the By-Laws pursuant to this article.
Corporate or “Associate” Membership Benefits
- Associate Membership – Access to our network,
- Bronze Associates- eligibility for project and organizational partnerships, discounted rates for advertising, vendor fees, and other.
- Silver Associates – eligibility for project and organizational partnerships, discounted rates for advertising, vendor fees, and other.
- Gold Associates– eligibility for project and organizational partnerships, discounted rates for advertising, vendor fees, and other.
Corporate Membership duties, rights and privileges.
The Association Corporate Assembly shall be composed of all the corporate members of the organization. The Assembly may take up any matter relating to the welfare or role of the SACU for discussion and disposition at any of its regular or special business meeting convened for the purpose, except those matters currently pending before the Executive Board of Directors.
Corporate Assembly Meeting.
The Assembly shall meet annually during the first quarter of each year. Special business meetings of the assembly may be convened upon petition of at least one-fourth (¼) of Bronze, Silver or Gold membership in good standing, or at the request of Executive Board of Directors, or at the discretion of the Administration Unit.
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CONSTITUTION: See our organization’s constitution & By-laws for more details about corporate membership.