black economic empowerment (BEE)

 
SME airs dirty laundry on ‘fronting’
SME airs dirty laundry on ‘fronting’
A fronting showdown is looming at the B-BBEE Commission between a Bidvest subsidiary and a small, black-owned company over a laundry tender at the...
Growthpoint BEE scheme fight heads to court
Growthpoint BEE scheme fight heads to court
The war for the Growthpoint Properties black economic empowerment shares is heading to court.
​Holomisa: BEE not worth risking state worker pensions
​Holomisa: BEE not worth risking state worker pensions
Bantu Holomisa, the leader of the United Democratic Movement, has called for the suspension of all unlisted investments at the Public...
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,...

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