It should be frowned upon for a minister or proxy to call a CEO of a state entity enquiring about opportunities for comrades, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
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Deputy President David Mabuza says township and rural economies form part of calls for radical economic transformation in the country – but businesspeople warn it should not just pay lip service.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has called for transformation in the financial sector, and for appropriate targets to be set for the Financial Sector Charter.
Economic growth has averaged at a rate of 1.9% per year between 2010 and 2016, while per capita GDP has been on a decline for two consecutive years.
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has unveiled a 14-point action plan to boost the economy.
The ANC seeks an urgent meeting with Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane following the release of the third and final Mining Charter.
In the context of stagnant growth, the ANC’s economic transformation document is rather vague on strategies for revitalising the economy, argues Professor Mills Soko.
A scuffle broke out between Black First Land First head Andile Mngxitama and Standing Committee on Finance chairperson Yunus Carrim during public hearings on economic transformation.
The Black Management Forum wants a judicial inquiry into the banking sector, it has told a hearing in Parliament.
Parliament’s finance and trade and industry committees hosted a vibrant session on transformation in the financial sector. Track this blog to see how it all unfolded.
Sanlam CEO Ian Kirk says the insurer is aligned with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s inclusive growth strategy and will be engaging with Parliament next week on the topic.
The Department of Trade and Industry has instructed the South African Sugar Association to immediately stop paying levies to the South African Cane Growers Association until an agreement is reached on how to acknowledge black sugarcane growers in the sector.
SA is still battling with the legacies of the past, which have contributed to persistent inequality, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma began her ANC presidential campaign in earnest in the North-West on Tuesday, using Women's Month to highlight the ANC's narratives on land and economic transformation. Watch.
Miners are preparing to fight changes proposed in the mining charter, with the ANC saying it doesn't want legislation that will add to a jobs bloodbath in the industry.
It has been argued that one of the reasons why black South Africans have struggled to make economic headway is because they don’t own fertile land. A solution is needed for this problem.
Standoff during joint hearings highlights undeniable divide in financial sector.
The SA government must show decisive leadership with regards to inclusive growth and economic transformation, says Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba.
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.
The public hearings on transformation in the financial sector are expected to be robust and hostile, key industry players have said.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday afternoon address Parliament about the quest for inclusive growth for transformation.
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