Black Economic Empowerment

Steenhuisen is a shoo-in as DA leader, but he needs help

The biggest challenge for the next leader of the Democratic Alliance will be to get politicians like Mbali Ntuli onside

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

SME airs dirty laundry on ‘fronting’

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

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

What’s in a name? Towards genuine economic transformation in South Africa

The ANC has always seen economic growth as the driving force for change, but the damage done by apartheid will take far more to undo.

​Zuma’s plan for radical economic transformation is just BEE on steriods

The president is explicit: white monopoly capital causes black poverty, justifying the black elite being the only beneficiaries of economic change.

South Africa must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution

Germany’s competition regime is ​permeated by economic values of fair competition​ which ensure large companies have special obligations.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world