How Rob Davies helped Zwane craft Mining Charter

2017-08-14 16:03

The transformation requirements set out in the revised Mining Charter - among which requires mines to up their black ownership levels to 30% - was done in consultation with Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

‘They used me’ – man sues BEE partners

2017-07-16 06:05

In a case his lawyer has labelled “grand scale fronting”, a 46-year-old Gauteng man has taken his partners in a BEE venture to court for short-changing him in a panel beating business worth an estimated R16.2m.

27% BEE target for property sector comes into effect

2017-07-03 19:42

The amended Property Sector Code setting a black ownership target of 27% for companies in the property sector has come into effect.

JSE-listed firms must disclose empowerment status

2017-06-22 19:42

Companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will have to publish a compliance report on their broad-based black economic empowerment status.

New mining charter legally flawed - lawyer

2017-06-15 21:04

The new Mining Charter contains a number of flaws that are not in accordance with legislation, says mining lawyer Peter Leon of Herbert Smith Freehills.

12-month deadline to reach 30% black mine ownership

2017-06-15 12:24

Mining companies will have 12 months to adhere to the 30% black ownership requirement set out in the new Mining Charter that will be gazetted, says Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Call for clarity on SA's black empowerment laws

2017-06-04 12:59

Regulatory uncertainty in South Africa's broad-based black economic empowerment landscape interferes with investment, write Morné van der Merwe and Janine Howard.

Zuma: Serious economic transformation can't be ignored any more

2017-04-10 15:15

There are certain serious economic transformation issues that cannot be ignored any more, according to President Jacob Zuma.

BMF growls over "useless" Financial Sector Charter

2017-03-22 19:07

The Financial Sector Charter that stipulates good practice and black economic empowerment requirements for the industry “are useless”, says the Black Management Forum.

Settling for one out of three outcomes landed us in this mess

2017-03-19 06:07

Africa’s wisdom is symbolised by the design and use of the three-legged pot as this type of structure is the most stable; ask any connoisseur of potjie kos, writes Mamphela Ramphele.


Friends & Friction: Becoming a black CEO is like the kiss of death

2017-08-06 06:00

The days are getting longer, and the butterflies will soon be returning home.

New property code lacks proper research - estate agent body

2017-07-04 14:34

The Institute of Estate Agents of South Africa has expressed concern that the new amended property sector code was compiled without adequate research into the industry.

BEE used as licence to entrench monopolies

2017-07-02 06:00

BEE is being used by big business as a licence to entrench monopolies and has not been effective in transforming society, says UJ Professor Simon Roberts.

Zwane drops a Mining Charter

2017-06-18 06:09

The new document is riddled with controversial clauses, radical changes and claims of near-zero consultation, making legal action inevitable.

Markets bloodbath as Zwane shocks mining sector

2017-06-15 13:25

The rand dived almost 2% and mining firms saw about R30bn shaved off their combined market capitalisation after Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane announced a new stringent mining law.

Zwane reveals final Mining Charter, despite mining boycott

2017-06-15 11:08

The new and final Mining Charter revealed by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane increases the level of black ownership at mining companies from 26% to 30%.

Coca-Cola sells stake in Appletiser to African Pioneer

2017-05-08 11:16

Coca-Cola Beverages SA has sold 17.5% of its shareholding in Appletiser SA to black owned investment company African Pioneer Group.

Merging for all the wrong reasons

2017-03-28 08:05

Black business organisations seem to suspect that political rather than economic considerations led to recent consolidations, such as that of the merger between the IDC and the National Empowerment Fund.

Fronting is damaging

2017-03-19 07:09

This serious offence has eroded the purpose of BEE to address historical injustices, writes Amber von Steiger.

Friends and friction: To save SA, we must learn to fly

2017-03-19 06:03

If we want transformation, we must teach our young people the honour of earning an honest living – this is the only path to success, says Muzi Kuzwayo.

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