Manyi snubbed, then huffs

2017-03-26 12:05

Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) president Mzwanele Manyi may have resigned from his position as head of policy at the Black Business Council (BBC) because of the outcome of a meeting with National Treasury earlier this month.

Manyi’s PPF: We are not funded by the Guptas

2017-03-20 11:03

The Progressive Professional Forum “is not owned or funded in any way illegally, or legally or clandestinely by the Gupta family”, it has said.

'No banker bashing' as CEOs face Parliament

2017-03-15 07:02

Frank discussions took place on the first day of public hearings on transformation in the financial services sector in Parliament.

Fica bill delay ‘good news for criminals’

2017-01-29 08:05

Business Leadership South Africa says only criminals are benefiting from President Jacob Zuma’s delay in signing the Financial Intelligence Centre Act amendment bill into law.

BBC CEO denies he was forced to quit

2016-10-30 07:30

Black Business Council (BBC) CEO Mohale Ralebitso has denied he was forced to resign from the organisation, just more than a year into his tenure, because of his support for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Industrialist programme: Scope must reach beyond manufacturing

2016-10-09 06:30

Black business is looking to broaden government’s Black Industrialist Programme to include more sectors than just manufacturing.

Zuma to repeal current preferential procurement act

2016-09-28 06:01

President Jacob Zuma says a “flexible” preferential procurement programme will be introduced which is responsive to government objectives.

Fixation on politics hampers transformation - Zulu

2016-09-26 16:38

The country's fixation with political stability has been detrimental to economic transformation, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Zuma's removal up to the ANC - Black Business Council

2016-09-15 11:44

The Black Business Council has washed its hands of the issue whether President Jacob Zuma should complete his term in office.

Double trouble for SA over soaring unemployment

2016-05-11 07:37

South Africa's alarming unemployment rate is both a crisis and an indictment, and represents double trouble for the country, warn business groups.


Was Manyi pushed to leave BBC over Guptas?

2017-03-22 07:59

Former government spokesperson and black business lobbyist Mzwanele Manyi’s exit from the Black Business Council has been linked to the Gupta family.

Legality cloud as DTI defends R7m funding to Manyi-linked BBC

2017-03-16 13:03

The revelation that the DTI donated R7m to the Black Business Council in the last three years has been defended by the department, while the DA questioned its legality.

Cosatu, BBC disappointed by Gordhan's Budget 2017

2017-02-23 08:25

Cosatu and the Black Business Council explain why they are disappointed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget 2017.

Stakeholders to weigh in on FIC Bill

2017-01-25 07:01

Mzwanele Manyi's Progressive Professionals Forum will be among the stakeholders making representations to Parliament on amendments to the Financial Intelligence Centre Act.

Black Business Council: CEO’s exit 'not acrimonious'

2016-10-25 17:24

Outgoing Black Business Council CEO Mohale Ralebitso “never fought” the organisation, says its president Danisa Baloyi.

Black business targets Mining Charter and Reserve Bank

2016-10-02 06:00

The Mining Charter and the SA Reserve Bank were attacked this week at the Black Business Council’s annual conference.

SA won't grow if we listen to rating agencies - Gqubule

2016-09-26 17:30

South Africa has a growth problem and structural reforms proposed by Moody’s is not a solution for now, says the founder of the Centre of Economic Development and Transformation.

Zuma is a disgrace

2016-09-18 06:00

ANC veteran and businessman Sipho Pityana says if the president doesn’t go now, he never will.

BBC's endorsement of Zuma a betrayal - Pityana

2016-09-14 14:21

Sipho Pityana says that the Black Business Council's public endorsement of President Jacob Zuma is a betrayal.

E-toll consultations flawed - BBC

2014-08-28 16:13

The consultations prior to the introduction of e-tolling had been flawed, says the Black Business Council.

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