‘Scrutinise SA’s top 30 firms’

2018-08-12 06:00

The vice-president of the Black Business Council and president of the SA Institute of Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP), Nkuli Bogopa, has called for transformation in the country’s top 30 companies to be scrutinised.

Township and rural part of radical economic change, says Mabuza

2018-07-22 06:05

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.

Disrupt SA's elite, says political analyst

2018-06-22 11:02

South Africa's elites are too single-minded and can't afford to be money-driven, a political analyst and conflict transformation expert argued at the annual conference of the SA Property Owners' Association.

'Black brain drain': Western Cape vows to do more to retain talent and be welcoming

2018-06-01 08:00

The Western Cape Government and Wesgro weigh in on the headline-making reasons given by a young black professional who decided to leave Cape Town for Johannesburg.

Why I moved back to Johannesburg from Cape Town

2018-05-28 14:02

Cape Town corporates tend to blame the slow pace of transformation on black professionals leaving for Johannesburg. But how can black professionals stay in an environment that isn't conducive to their success, asks Tinyiko Ngwenya .

The long walk to the promised land

2018-05-13 05:56

It is important to have difficult conversations as a country. The DA recently had important and robust engagements on diversity and now white privilege, writes Zwakele Mncwango.

Deeply transformative leadership

2018-04-29 06:05

Babalwa Magoqwana writes that the appointment of women to senior leadership positions at Nelson Mandela University could show a radical new path in changing the status quo.

No plans for black business bodies to merge, says BLSA

2018-04-25 18:35

Business Leadership South Africa has denied reports that it is in talks to merge with the Black Business Council.

‘Transformation’ is a farce in law

2018-04-08 06:02

As part of the correction of our shameful history, we should ensure black women are prioritised for the procurement of legal services by the state, writes Ishmael Semenya.

How to build an inclusive South Africa

2018-02-12 15:00

Embracing more sustainable investment strategies can help assist in solving many of the country’s social challenges, including education, health and housing.


Black ownership dropped in JSE-listed companies - report

2018-08-03 11:43

JSE listed companies had only 38% black people on their boards in 2017 - including foreigners, who don't count in terms of SA legislation, says a transformation report by the B-BBEE Commission.

Bassie travel company in equity scandal

2018-07-08 11:52

TWF, on contract with labour department, had no transformation plan for five years.

Sipho Pityana to lead Business Unity SA

2018-06-12 16:01

Sipho Pityana, businessman, Save SA convenor, and outspoken critic of former president Jacob Zuma, is set to take over as president of Business Unity South Africa later in June.

Calls for action after black professional shared why she quit Cape Town for Jozi

2018-05-31 17:24

It was a brave step for Tinyiko Ngwenya to write about why she decided to give up her job in Cape Town to return to Johannesburg, says the Black Management Forum.

State bank won't necessarily aid transformation - Land Bank manager

2018-05-18 19:08

A state bank won't necessarily aid economic transformation, says Land Bank executive manager of agricultural economics Litha Magingxa.

ANC must let go of struggle nostalgia if real change is to come

2018-05-08 08:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa's theme is renewal and growth, but his party is still caught up in the romanticism of the struggle against apartheid, writes Max du Preez.

The mining charter: 'Is this proof of trust deficiency?'

2018-04-29 06:00

The majority judgment in the Chamber of Mines’ declaratory application came at a time when the mining industry was starting to engage constructively on the review of the controversial Mining Charter 3.

Lamberti victim Adila Chowan speaks out

2018-04-18 12:16

Chowan, who sued the Imperial Group's CEO for gender and race discrimination, says it is unfortunate that Imperial's internal governance process was 'compromised' and this has had such serious repercussions for its now former head Mark Lamberti.

Black Economic Empowerment 3.0

2018-02-15 11:43

A new era of economic transformation requires a different language, parameters, objectives and measurement criteria – it needs its own transformation to keep up with the priorities of economic development.

Ramaphosa: 2018 the year to transform SA economy

2018-02-11 18:00

Nelson Mandela’s centenary is also the year South Africa should take steps to transform the economy, says Deputy President Cyril Ramamphosa.

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