black economic empowerment

Opening remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa for meeting with the Black Business Council

President of the Black Business Council, Mr Sandile Zungu, CEO of the Black Business Council, Mr Kganki Matabane, Leaders from business and Industry Ladies and Gentlemen, Allow me...

Brand South Africa and InvestSA Embark on an Investment Promotion Roadshow

–  Brand South Africa in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry’s InvestSA will be embarking on an investment promotion roadshow to Switzerland,...

Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice

The government's Codes of Good Practice for black economic empowerment aim to bring an end to uncertainty over BEE deals while boosting South Africa's economic growth.

Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice

The government's Codes of Good Practice for black economic empowerment aim to bring an end to uncertainty over BEE deals while boosting South Africa's economic growth.

Awethu Project invests in South African entrepreneurs

With pots of up to R5-million each to invest in entrepreneurs, the Awethu Project looks to be a high impact partner through a negotiated equity stake. This way, the venture capital fund has the same incentive as the business owners to grow their businesses. It also shares the rewards.

Lima plants the seeds of security

Lima thumbLima Rural Development Foundation runs several projects that have benefited thousands of people. Some of its most important and far-reaching programmes involve setting up systems to ensure food security for vulnerable rural households.

South Africa invests in black industrialists

The government is positive about a R100-million programme to grow the number of black industrialists. The programme was launched because BEE transformation had been slow.

South Africa benefits from renewables

The Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme has won international awards for its efficiency and impact. Over its four rounds, the cost of renewable power generation has fallen, and power and hope have been brought to forgotten communities.

Coega keeps top empowerment status

The Coega Development Corporation, which runs the industrial development zone in Nelson Mandela Bay, has met all its requirements and has a Level 1 broad-based black economic empowerment status. It is also a value adding supplier, which boosts its clients' scorecard.

Historical issues are hampering transformation: Zuma

Policies that help create black industrialists in townships and rural areas need to be the focus of the newly appointed Black Economic Empowerment Council, President Jacob Zuma said at the council's inaugural session held at Tuynhuys in Cape Town on Tuesday.