BEE News - The week in Review

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Monday, 2 July 2012  |  Comments

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ICT transformation 'weak'
Minister of trade and industry Rob Davies this month gazetted the ICT sector codes. The ANC admits that transformation of the ICT sector remains weak, with black economic empowerment (BEE) policy..

Patel admits red tape limits cash flow to economy
Independent Online
In addition, the broad-based black economic empowerment framework was being reconsidered to increase the requirements to “acquire more points” by being involved in the “local supplier chain”. He noted, however, that the roll-out of infrastructure was ...

Giant leap to second phase of transition
Sowetan (blog)
Our broad-based black economic empowerment strategy and employment equity policies have been successful but have not yielded sufficient results.

SA's Dragon's Den instead of AA & BEE?
Desmond Tutu calls BEE a "powder keg because millions are living in dehumanising poverty... and that Black Economic Empowerment only serves an elite few".

Economic transformation pivotal to success – Zuma
The New Age Online
He said the ANC must strive to democratise and deracialise ownership of the economy by empowering black people. He followed this up with a mixed appraisal ...

South Africa must reform white-dominated economy: Zuma
Chicago Tribune
South Africa's black economic empowerment policy designed to give disenfranchised blacks greater ownership of the economy should be strengthened, Zuma ...

ICT charter set to be grilled at ANC indaba
The New Age Online
It came with critical diversions to the broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) scorecard which has angered transformation activists.

South Africa: Africa must prioritise industrialisation for growth
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
In his meeting with Schneider-Ammann, the minister said SA's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment policy was being refocused towards the ...

Davies: Switzerland key to SA investment
Davies: Switzerland key to SA investment| Fin24|Economy| Switzerland is the "key ... Davies said that the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) ...

ANC's BEE policy needs attention: SACP
The ANC has not adequately dealt with Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) policies in its "second transition" discussion document, the Gauteng SACP said on ...

Swiss happy with SA's skills drive
The increased emphasis on skills and enterprise development in South Africa's Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Amendment Bill was ...

Busa ready to get SA back on the road
After a great deal of introspection, business admits that our efforts at implementing the objectives of broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) have ...

Dependence on the government 'needs to be reduced'
Business Day
GOVERNMENT interventions in development through initiatives such as black economic empowerment (BEE) have created a "culture of dependence" on the ...

Government is closing BEE loopholes
Mail & Guardian Online
(M&G) The department of trade and industry has said that the broadbased black economic empowerment (BBBEE) codes of good practice are being revised to avoid ...

Minister Davies gazettes BBBEE code for property sector
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has gazetted the Property Sector Code in terms of Section 9 of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Act ...

Trade and Industry on ICT Sector Code for Black Economic ...
Minister Davies gazettes ICT sector code for Black Economic Empowerment. 13 Jun 2012. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has gazetted the ...

ICT sector code for BEE gazetted
According to Davies, the code was issued in terms of Section 9(1) of the broad-based BEE (B-BBEE) Act. This ICT Sector Code is legally binding on entities in ...

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