BEE scheme bucks the trend in agriculture

New entrants in the agricultural sector find it hard to survive, especially when they are previously disadvantaged individuals.  That is not the case with a Western Cape based citrus project in Upper Olifants River Valley near Citrusdal. Cedar Citrus (Pty) Read the full story

Mandated investments should not be counted as BEE ownership – transformation expert

Black Economic Empowerment in its current version has been criticised as a mechanism which does not necessarily grow wealth amongst its intended beneficiaries, but perpetuates the growing gap between the so-called historically disadvantaged individuals and groups that are classified as Read the full story

SA desperate for black industrialists

By Chris Bathembu Midrand – Government should help create South Africa’s own black industrialists, President Jacob Zuma said in Johannesburg. “There are many financial institutions that are under the control of government; they must shift in how they finance black Read the full story