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.

A legacy of empowerment

The history of black economic emancipation would be incomplete without the role played by the Nafcoc.

The carpenter’s tale

How hard work and a willingness to learn, plus a bit of luck, transformed a life.

‘We simply have to deliver’

Transforming education should be the next step towards South Africa’s future, say analysts.

BEE law has failed small enterprises, say black leaders

There is an urgent need to review black economic empowerment, say business leaders.

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.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

Gordhan tells Zondo how Moyane wanted to advance the objectives of state capture

The public enterprises minister is being cross-examined by Tom Moyane’s lawyers at the state capture inquiry, as both men seek to defend their reputations

Shadow of eviction looms over farm dwellers

In part two of a series on the lives of farm dwellers, Tshepiso Mabula ka Ndongeni finds a community haunted by the scourge of eviction

Press Releases

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!