BBBEE 'has reinforced white supremacy' - Thuli Madonsela on why SA needs to relook at model

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Thuli Madonsela, professor of law and former Public Protector of South Africa.
Thuli Madonsela, professor of law and former Public Protector of South Africa.
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Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela says there is a need to rethink the current Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) model.

She believes it has "reinforced" white supremacy, instead of undermining it.

"For family-owned businesses, BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) is bizarre because you are forcing a family-owned business to now have an artificially black partner, and I think that the model must be discussed. 

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