Latest articles on Economic Transformation

An inconvenient truth: Virus presents symptoms of socio-economic injustice

The speed at which substantial wealth was given shows that investment in transformation and justice does not enjoy the same humanitarian response

Light at the end of Eskom tunnel?

The treasury has mooted selling the utility’s coal-fired stations, but this doesn’t mean privatisation

Putting Thuma Mina into action

SMMEs require collateral to get going and thrive: trust is the key

Financial sector gets wake-up call

Following several reports, it has again been criticised for not transforming enough

SACP won’t back ‘radical looting’

The general secretary has lashed out at those in the ANC who have a ‘Guptarisation’ agenda

Editorial: The poor are used in the economic and power war

The politics surrounding transformation obfuscate the urgency of South Africa’s socioeconomic malaise.

​The nuts and bolts of radical economic transformation

President Jacob Zuma outlined an agenda that will create jobs and change the face of the economy.

Radical economic transformation remains a pipedream

In the government's description of radical economic transformation, actually, there is very little economic transformation, let alone a 'radical' one.

Entrenched positions hinder youth entrepreneurship

An entrepreneur speaks of his frustration from operating in a market in which the odds are still heavily stacked against black entrepreneurs.

BEEing the owners we want

BEE has come a long way in South Africa since1994.

Compliance, corruption, collusion

Simplify and maintain sanity to meet demanding legislation, analysts say.

BEE laws play catch-up

Economic transformation discussion goes with examining the legal framework put in place to open the way for participation of marginalized sectors.

Creativity: the great equaliser

The South African advertising industry is being criticised as being slow to transform.

SA’s mysterious ‘middle class’

Black diamonds confuse analysis of BEE success or failure.

Transforming the economy of South Africa for the future

Analysts are reflecting on what has changed in South Africa since 1994 and how the country is positioned on the global stage.

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Judicial Conduct Committee orders Mogoeng to apologise for his remarks about SA Israel relations

The JCC said that by the chief justice straying into politics, he breached the judicial conduct code and ordered him to issue an apology and retraction

‘Doctors’ wives’ jump Covid queue

Private doctors and civilians have been exploiting gaps in the public health system to get vaccinated

Ithala fails to act against board chairperson over PPE scandal

Morar asked to settle with the state and pay back the profit he made on an irregular tender

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