black economic empowerment (BEE)

 
Has BEE been a dismal failure?
Has BEE been a dismal failure?
Not only is the gap between the rich and the poor in South Africa the highest in the world, inequality has increased since 1994, a World Bank...
DA federal council ditches BEE calling it unsustainable
DA federal council ditches BEE calling it unsustainable
The Democratic Alliance's federal council has decided to ditch black economic empowerment, claiming the policy is “just not working.”
Lonmin caught in BEE row
Lonmin caught in BEE row
Mining house Lonmin has been accused of covering up for its black economic empowerment (BEE) service provider, which has been accused of fronting....
The law can change racist minds
The law can change racist minds
Much recent news and public discourse might seem to indicate that South Africa’s non-racial rainbow is fading. Racism, its...
What’s in a name? Towards genuine economic transformation in South Africa
What’s in a name? Towards genuine economic transformation in South Africa
While much froth and babble has accompanied the debate over “Radical Economic Transformation”...
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...
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...

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