Why is BEE failing?

2017-01-08 07:44

Black African male and female executives are being replaced by mediocre white men who won’t rock the boat, writes John Dludlu

Building a successful business is all in the attitude – even opportunity in BEE

2016-12-22 14:59

Got a timely reminder from London-based entrepreneur Jacques Basson. There is an opportunity in virtually every environment. All it takes is the right attitude, says Alec Hogg.

New BEE code for SA’s ICT sector

2016-11-09 14:43

Black participation in South Africa’s technology space is expected to get a boost following the publication of a new ICT sector code.

New law to boost BEE business

2016-10-02 06:40

The dire fact that R500 billion worth of state procurement has failed to change South Africa’s skewed ownership and control of the economy means that the law governing this would be repealed, President Jacob Zuma announced.

ArcelorMittal SA plans $170m BEE stake

2016-09-28 17:00

ArcelorMittal SA plans a R2.3bn deal as it seeks to meet the government’s objectives of boosting the participation of black people in the economy.

Jail time for BBBEE 'fronters', warns Ramaphosa

2016-09-07 18:51

Firms and individuals found guilty of "fronting" BBBEE statistics risks facing a jail sentence of up to ten years, warns Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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.


EFF backs Eskom in black ownership clash with Exxaro

2017-01-06 11:00

Eskom has found a new ally in EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, who backs the power utility in its concern over the coal miner’s new ownership structure.

Eskom questions Exxaro’s reduced BEE shareholding

2016-12-05 12:42

Mining company Exxaro’s plan to cut its black ownership to about 30% has sparked questions from state-owned electricity producer Eskom.

Manuel critiques BEE favours

2016-11-13 05:59

Former finance minister says BBBEE only favours a small elite, while the poor continue to suffer

Convention to address transformation in property industry

2016-10-25 17:31

The theme of the upcoming convention of the SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners is about sustainable economic growth and wealth redistribution.

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.

MTN launches new R10bn BEE scheme

2016-09-12 10:44

Mobile network MTN has officially opened up its ‘Zakhele Futhi’ black economic empowerment transaction to the market.

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.

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