ARTICLES RELATING TO RADICAL ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

Populist politics still a threat to SA society, Thuli Madonsela warns

2018-05-04 07:23

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says state capture has left society and the political arena fragile and vulnerable, which perpetrators of state capture are exploiting for political means.

Loud cheers as Ramaphosa says #ANC54 unanimous on land reform

2017-12-21 06:41

Newly elected ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa has committed to land expropriation without compensation in a way that doesn’t undermine the economy, agricultural production and food security.

Dlamini-Zuma win could mean little Christmas cheer for SA economy

2017-12-13 06:01

Presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who is campaigning under the slogan Radical Economic Transformation, is no favourite of the market, which is likely to react negatively should she win.

Structural reforms to start with SOEs - ANC

2017-12-04 19:26

Among the challenges to be addressed at the ANC conference later in December is the implementation of structural reforms at state-owned enterprises, says the party's Enoch Godongwana.

What Norwegian soccer teaches us about 'radical economic transformation'

2017-10-10 11:43

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has spent much of her campaign trumpeting "radical economic transformation" but ironically, this has not included a conversation on equal pay for men and women, writes Mondli Zondo.

Radical education key to avoiding radical economic destruction

2017-10-03 06:06

Policies that spook investors, hamper development finance institutions and don’t strengthen education will very likely lead to radical economic destruction, says Nicholas Biekpe.

Grocery misconduct: Protesters hurl washing powder, soup as they demand Rupert retract remarks

2017-09-29 13:36

Billionaire businessman Johann Rupert must retract his remarks equating radical economic transformation to theft, or face court action, the MK Inkululeko Foundation has said.

No ANC, blaming Rupert is the real insult to the poor

2017-09-22 08:59

It’s not only white people like Rupert who can see that South Africa is suffering from crippling theft of public resources. The majority of poor black people can feel the impact, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

Rent-seeking and populist rhetoric won’t kill poverty

2017-08-29 08:43

No society has ever successfully fought poverty, inequality or unemployment while their economies were stagnant or in recession, writes Max du Preez.

 

Ramaphosa: Economic freedom means land must be returned

2018-04-27 21:23

During his Freedom Day address, President Cyril Ramaphosa stressed the importance of land reform to ensure economic freedom for South Africans.

Why the ANC is not bent on radical policies

2018-01-10 07:32

Professor Steven Friedman unpacks why the ANC is not a more "radical" party following its 54th national conference.

ANC affirms stance against monopoly capital in report

2017-12-18 17:10

The ANC has said in a policy report that it is against monopoly capital across the board, regardless of race.

Energy Indaba: Slow start as Zuma touts radical economic transformation

2017-12-07 16:35

President Jacob Zuma has taken ownership of the radical economic transformation narrative at the Energy Indaba in Midrand, saying the term was coined by the ANC and not Bell Pottinger.

Empowerment legislation needs to change for radical economic transformation

2017-10-22 09:32

In addition to one of the most progressive constitutions in the world, South Africa has a plethora of transformation-related legislation to enable the economic empowerment of its citizens.

Zuma does an about-turn on Brics poison claims

2017-10-09 11:09

President Jacob Zuma is not aware of any threats on his life from poisoning due to South Africa’s decision to join Brics, after telling supporters that he was.

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WATCH: Tense moments as BLF clash with cops outside Rupert's Remgro

Things got heated on Friday when members of Black First Land First (BLF) were turned away by police while attempting to hand over a memorandum to billionaire Johann Rupert outside the Remgro office in Stellenbosch. Watch.

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Rupert's privileged myopia

2017-09-24 06:00

Dismissing radical economic transformation as theft merely undermines efforts to pull millions of people out of poverty, writes Dumisani Mpafa.

Johann Rupert: Radical economic transformation just a code word for theft

2017-09-13 16:01

SA's richest man Johann Rupert says radical economic transformation, the policy championed by President Jacob Zuma to reduce racial inequality, is no more than theft.

Economic freedom only comes from educational freedom

2017-08-23 10:54

The inescapable truth, as confirmed by the success of the Asian tigers, is that world-class education is the greatest mechanism for economic freedom and transformation, writes Robert Traydon.

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