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Black construction businesses sidelined

When it comes to mega infrastructure projects, it is still the mega white-owned companies who score government contracts

Responsible partnerships

Vunani Fund Managers is helping the TSRF perform above the benchmark

BEE must address needs of informal economy

Research shows that existing approaches have been wholly inadequate for addressing the needs of South Africa’s informal economy

MTN’s BEE share fracas goes to court

The trustees of the multibillion-rand scheme, set up to benefit the firm’s black employees, have been accused of hiding money from beneficiaries

Zondo commission awaits a star witness — Jacob Zuma

South Africans may well be seduced by the prospect of Zuma appearing at the Zondo commission, but he wasn't alone in driving the state capture project

Corruption plagues land reform

Hazel Friedman digs into a SIU probe into 148 land reform projects, which found that a quarter were corrupt and millions of rands have disappeared

SME airs dirty laundry on ‘fronting’

A small business is accusing a Bidvest-affiliated company of turning its partnership one-sided

DA punts jobs, good governance at manifesto launch

The party, which launched its manifesto on Saturday, has placed jobs, basic services and the fight against corruption at the top of its agenda

Need for reparations still with us

The ANC’s well-meaning attempts at redress have failed, which means the issue has yet to be properly addressed

Growthpoint BEE scheme drags on

Two businessmen are locked in a battle over shares in a major deal that goes back to 2005

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over ‘unresolved issues’ in Mining Charter

The council issued its responses to the policy, which was gazetted by Minerals Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe last week

Has BEE been a dismal failure?

Black economic empowerment law cannot be removed until there are real changes in equality, says the commission

DA federal council ditches BEE calling it unsustainable

The DA’s federal council has decided to ditch black economic empowerment, claiming the policy is “just not working.”

Lonmin caught in BEE row

Empowerment partners say the company has turned a blind eye to complaints about fronting

The law can change racist minds

Unexpressed racism may be even more dangerous if it's left lurking below the surface

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