Battle between Karadeniz and its partners shows what seems to be a plan to trade influence and deals to get Karpowership permits and benefit businesswoman Anna Mokgokong
The corporatisation of SOEs has disempowered the South African public and benefited corporate power and private finance
We need to begin any analysis with the realisation that capitalism has few winners
Redistributive policies to reduce racial inequality should focus on achieving equality of opportunity, which can only be done by fixing our disastrous education system
Given equal opportunities, female entrepreneurs can add enormous value to our economy.
Ramaphosa’s long delays in appointing the new BEE Advisory Council shows he has little interest in allowing others to cash in on the BEE deals that earned him his fortune
Prioritise vocational training, introduce economic empowerment for the disadvantaged in the place of black economic empowerment and amend the Consumer Protection Act to enable businesses to donate food
Government and public entities are too timid in their transformation drive and could do much more to raise black people from poverty
The NPA has begun proceedings based on some of the testimony given at the state capture inquiry
The advent of democracy in 1994 merely created the conditions for transformation to begin
Complaining about ‘reverse racism’ and BEE serves no one. South Africa’s white youth should focus on entrepreneurship instead
The businessman, who died suddenly this week, leaves a long legacy of highly successful ventures
We cannot return to the pre-coronavirus crisis of unemployment, inequality and poverty. There is a moral incentive for the rich to give up some of their wealth and for the salaries of top earning civil servants, employees at state-owned entities and in the private sector to be cut
The bidding process and black economic empowerment has backfired, resulting in deficient construction projects
The biggest challenge for the next leader of the Democratic Alliance will be to get politicians like Mbali Ntuli onside
Research shows that existing approaches have been wholly inadequate for addressing the needs of South Africa’s informal economy
The trustees of the multibillion-rand scheme, set up to benefit the firm’s black employees, have been accused of hiding money from beneficiaries
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
A small business is accusing a Bidvest-affiliated company of turning its partnership one-sided
Black economic empowerment law cannot be removed until there are real changes in equality, says the commission
The DA’s federal council has decided to ditch black economic empowerment, claiming the policy is “just not working.”
Empowerment partners say the company has turned a blind eye to complaints about fronting
Unexpressed racism may be even more dangerous if it’s left lurking below the surface
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.
The president is explicit: white monopoly capital causes black poverty, justifying the black elite being the only beneficiaries of economic change.
Germany’s competition regime is permeated by economic values of fair competition which ensure large companies have special obligations.
When the politically connected keep gorging at the trough, bona fide black talent is kept back, writes William Gumede.
Black-owned businesses are being stymied by the new procurement codes intended to help them.
As black people we need to liberate ourselves from self-doubt and wondering if we are ever really good enough – and dominate, writes Khaya Dlanga.
Land ownership in SA remains heavily skewed across racial lines 20 years after apartheid. But is 80% of it in the hands of 40 000 white families?
The platinum miner will sell shares to the Bapo ba Mogale community in a bid to meet a black ownership target of 26% by 2015.
Lindiwe Mazibuko and others have scored a victory in the DA with its decision that race matters, which puts the party on a more interesting course.