MTN unveils new R10bn BEE scheme

2016-08-22 09:34

Mobile network MTN is set to unveil a R9.9bn black economic empowerment transaction dubbed MTN Zakhele Futhi.

Avoiding the sunset: Jeffery – ‘Re-imagining the mining industry’ via draft charter

2016-08-16 10:28

The new draft mining charter will only fast track the setting sun over the mining sector which needs a fundamental rethink of flawed policies, says an analyst.

Open Letter by Sekunjalo’s ex-spindoctor tells world Survé simply marvellous

2016-07-31 16:29

Last night, Independent Newspapers chairman Iqbal Survé sent Alec Hogg a link to something he clearly wanted published on Biznews. Have a read.

Abil concludes agreement with BEE shareholders

2016-07-25 19:58

African Bank Investments has advised shareholders regarding settlement agreements concluded between Abil and empowerment shareholders.

Relief for ‘Freeman’ after successful bee appeal

2016-07-11 10:52

A Vryheid man who successfully fought a conviction for negligent driving, after he lost control of his car when a swarm of bees flew in his window, said he was delighted that his name has finally been cleared.

Jeffery: Govt killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. Unshackle mining.

2016-06-24 08:00

The draft revision of mining BEE rules is just another chain on what once was a sector that competed amongst the world’s best, says an analyst.

SA Mining Charter: Madness continues, job-killing transformation paramount

2016-06-14 07:33

Solidarity's Gideon du Plessis dispassionately assesses the ANC's proposed new Mining Charter, concluding that transformation has now taken precedence over all else.

Anthea Jeffery: Ratcheting up the BEE rules, yet again

2016-04-21 21:15

Soon-to-be-gazetted rules could result in ordinary pensioners - many of them black - bearing the costs of enriching a small group of BEE beneficiaries, warns an analyst.

Anthea Jeffery: BEE doesn’t work, but EED would

2016-04-08 07:22

Anthea Jeffery argues that 'economic empowerment for the disadvantaged' focuses on all the right Es: economic growth, excellent education, employment and entrepreneurship.

Chamber of Mines sees end to black ownership row

2016-03-15 07:12

The Chamber of Mines is optimistic that it will resolve a dispute with the government about the requirements for black shareholding in mining companies this year.


Women, not BEE, key to breaking poverty cycle - Dawie Roodt

2016-08-19 14:43

Instead of focusing on BEE, government should put more emphasis on educating and supporting girls from poor households to break the cycle of poverty, says an economist.

Vodacom in new BEE listing on the JSE

2016-08-11 09:37

South Africa’s biggest mobile network Vodacom has listed its YeboYethu ordinary shares on the JSE’s black economic empowerment segment.

Herbst: The offer still stands, Mr Fransman

2016-07-28 06:19

Marius Fransman has been reinstated as Western Cape leader of the ANC, despite the still unresolved charge of sexual harassment against him.

Anthea Jeffery: Has Treasury been captured by the black business lobby?

2016-07-20 17:39

Draft regulations recently gazetted by National Treasury suggest that Pravin Gordhan's department has finally been captured by the black business lobby, says an analyst.

Anthea Jeffery: Time to take Mining Charter from BEE to EED

2016-07-08 06:41

Ever stricter BEE regulation, whether in mining or elsewhere, cannot empower the millions of South Africans who are unemployed, says Anthea Jeffery.

How world sees SA: Nation needs strong political opposition, but is DA it?

2016-06-21 16:31

DA Leader Mmusi Maimane's lecture on “Protecting South Africa’s Fragile Democracy” is one of the highlights of a whistle-stop visit to the UK.

Volkswagen SA brings together black-owned suppliers

2016-05-05 20:23

Volkswagen wants to work with new black- and women-owned manufacturing suppliers to help South Africa reach its economic transformation goals.

Time to remove the BEE façade

2016-04-12 08:53

White-owned companies that “window dress” with BEE, only to exclude their black partners once they have secured business, is perpetuating black economic exclusion, writes Andile Ntingi.

Tender set-asides part of new BEE narrative

2016-03-15 07:30

The BEE narrative in SA is evolving and it would seem that set-asides will be the main drivers for black investors to become more actively involved in the economy.

Mining minister wants BEE tussle settled

2016-02-08 14:56

Government wants the black economic empowerment legal battle settled outside the courts in order to end uncertainty over the policy.

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