ARTICLES RELATING TO AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

Young South Africans speak: Why we are leaving the country

2019-04-26 16:14

News24 asked young people to send to us their reasons for leaving and what would have to be different for them to return to South Africa, or not leave at all. The response was overwhelming.

Reassess affirmative action policy

2018-09-17 08:17

Government must assess how it has framed affirmative action programmes in the last decade or so to determine if the problem is with affirmative action as such, or the way policies have been crafted, writes Ralph Mathekga.

SA business remains unreformed - SA Human Rights Commission

2018-07-13 13:40

The commission recommended that, to improve compliance with transformation laws and guidelines, the Presidency should either establish a new 'central regulatory authority', or adequately fund and capacitate current oversight bodies.

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.

Should the sun ever set on racial redress?

2016-06-29 07:16

Solly Moeng fears the next generation of adults will again be polarised on the basis of skin colour and young white South Africans stand to be lost to us all.

Mailbox: RWC 2015 – not the only thing Japan’s beaten SA at

2015-09-22 15:44

Following Japan's shock victory over SA, Biznews reader Mo Haarhoff says this is not only thing Japan’s beaten SA at.

Anthea Jeffery: New BEE rules = “demographic” quotas for company management

2015-06-10 14:47

The key difference is that, in the past, there were no binding sub-targets for African, coloured, or Indian representation, says Anthea Jeffery.

Should we shame Mindy Kaling’s brother for “faking black"?

2015-04-16 15:43

Vijay Chokal-Ingam posed as a black American to get into medical school. Does that make him a racial imposter, or is he facing an identity crisis?

Public Service ‘abusing’ affirmative action

2014-11-16 18:25

The Public Service Commission says some government departments are abusing affirmative action by not filling posts when there are no qualified black candidates available.

Radebe subpoenaed in race case

2014-09-16 07:00

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has been subpoenaed to appear in the Equality Court for alleged racial discrimination, according to Solidarity.

 

We may need affirmative action relook - minister

2018-09-16 07:26

The government is seeking to engage the SA Human Rights Commission after the Chapter Nine body reportedly found that the country’s affirmative action and employment equity policies were unconstitutional.

Ashwin Willemse was a quota player and he should be proud of it

2018-05-31 08:40

Willemse missed an opportunity in his studio exit address: he should have added how proud he was to be a quota candidate – and a competent one, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Affirmative action helps to narrow wage gap - UN paper

2016-07-20 13:11

Employment equity legislation has had some success in addressing discriminatory practices, according to a United Nations research paper.

Michael McWilliams on White Privilege: The Cascade of Virtue

2016-03-20 21:24

This is the final instalment from Biznews community member Michael McWilliams looking at white privilege and how one gets it.

Anthea Jeffery: Race-based empowerment sidelines majority – undermines Constitution

2015-08-19 17:31

Anthea Jeffery argues that race-based empowerment helps only a relatively small black elite.

UPDATED: Affirmative Action trumps Constitution

2015-05-20 07:55

Affirmative Action legislation has trumped the Constitution which states that South Africa is a non-racial, non-sexist democracy.

Saps recruitment: Phiyega rejects race claims

2015-01-11 11:03

There is no programme in the SA Police Service based on recruiting people of specific races or minority groups, says national commissioner Riah Phiyega.

Solidarity economical over EE case - SAPS

2014-10-09 19:00

Solidarity was being economical with the truth when it claimed the SA Police Service had conceded that the employment equity matter was urgent, police say.

Solidarity undeterred by Saps equity case

2014-09-09 17:03

Losing the Renate Barnard case at the Constitutional Court will not deter Solidarity in other cases it is pursuing, says CEO Dirk Hermann.

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