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Emerging investment holding companies transforming South African business landscape

Many of South Africa’s first generation of black economic empowerment (BEE) transactions have matured, producing a second wave of black-owned and operated businesses. A significant number of these companies have the capital, management expertise, insight and ability to transform the nature and profile of corporate investment required to reignite economic growth, alleviate poverty and reduce […]

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Youth entrepreneurs Step Up 2 social challenges and win big

On 5 December 2017, government officials, key private and public sector stakeholders, media and the winning young entrepreneurs from the far corners of South Africa gathered at a glittering celebration of The 2017 STEP UP 2 A START UP YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS. This was the culmination of a 5-month entrepreneurship development programme and competition for […]

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BMF applauds Sim Tshabalala decision at Standard Bank

The Black Management Forum (the BMF) which is at the forefront of advocating and lobbying for transformation in Corporate South Africa, has congratulated Sim Tshabalala on being announced as the sole Chief Executive of Standard Bank. Following a carefully planned management succession process, Standard Bank Group announced changes to its current joint-group chief executive structure. […]

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BMF supports prosecution of 17 Banks for alleged collusion

The Black Management Forum (the BMF) congratulates and supports the Competition Commission (the Commission) in respect of its referral of a collusion case in terms of the Competition Act No 89 of 1998 (the Competition Act) to the Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) for prosecution against the Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Limited, BNP Paribas, […]

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Builders programme aims to develop, empower black businesses

In an effort to improve the lives of skilled tradespeople, Builders launched an Enterprise Development Programme in 2015. The Enterprise Development Programme is an initiative founded by Builders and training partner Black Supplies. It is aimed at developing and empowering black businesses, particularly small to medium enterprises in the areas where Builders operates. With an […]

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