Black Economic Empowerment (BEE)

 
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution
The focus on “state capture” in South Africa has...
Rent-seeking is gobbling up our economy
Rent-seeking is gobbling up our economy
CORRUPTION
Small firms wilt under BEE backlash
Small firms wilt under BEE backlash
Five years after it was started, Themba Khuma's* wholesale business has taken off. When it began in 2010, extended family members banded together,...
We need an era of black exceptionalism
We need an era of black exceptionalism
I have always been pro affirmative action and unreservedly so. We need it and it is necessary. 
Do 40 000 whites own 80% of South Africa?
Do 40 000 whites own 80% of South Africa?
The claim that 40 000 white families own 80% of the land in South Africa has been widely circulated since Andile Mngxitama, an MP and...
Lonmin sells shares to meet BEE deadline
Lonmin sells shares to meet BEE deadline
Lonmin said it will increase ownership by black South Africans as the platinum producer seeks to meet the country's year-end deadline for 26% of...
Verashni Pillay: Why the DA's race decision is a big deal
Verashni Pillay: Why the DA's race decision is a big deal
The Democratic Alliance's (DA's) decision that race matters in labour policy is a pretty big deal as far as internal dynamics in the...
What is BEE doing to SMMEs?
What is BEE doing to SMMEs?
The inaugural National Summit on Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) was officially opened by President Jacob Zuma himself. In his...
BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones
BEE: Good news for small black companies, bad news for big ones
Changes to the laws governing black economic empowerment announced on Thursday by the department of trade and industry will spell out reprieve...
M&G Hangout: Is BEE helping to spread wealth in SA?
M&G Hangout: Is BEE helping to spread wealth in SA?
Amid the usual calls for BEE to be scrapped, government last year issued revised BEE codes meant to plug some of the gaps in the existing legislation. But many companies raised concerns that they may be prejudiced by the changes....
Editorial: Demolish racketeering
Editorial: Demolish racketeering
Hard work by the competition authorities has begun to chip away at this edifice of boardroom corruption, but until recently, it had not had nearly...
'BEE is flawed and should be scrapped'
'BEE is flawed and should be scrapped'
Despite mounting criticism of black economic empowerment (BEE) from a wide range of people, the government seems determined to implement the policy...

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