Oliver Tambo would have turned 100 on 27 October this year. Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 on 18 July 2018. The centenaries of two of South Africa’s most formidable and admired leaders is a reason to reflect on the past, and to seek for lessons that one could apply in future, writes Ryland Fisher.
Enterprise and supplier development is the best hope of creating thousands of black entrepreneurs in South Africa, writes Andile Ntingi.
Babalwa Shota speaks to two female leaders in the financial services sector about office gender politics.
Why are there so few black women in senior positions in the corporate world, asks Busi Mavuso.
Apartheid’s legacy persists, but a tri-polar party system offers some hope, argues Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh.
Transformation cannot be effected without the wisdom and bold thinking of ethical leaders, argues Phakama Mbonambi.
Local mobile companies fail to move BEE critics, who claim that transformation is lagging, reports Gershwin Wanneburg.
There is still no meaningful women empowerment in South Africa’s workplace, claims Puseletso Mompei.
South Africa’s political situation and economic decline are among the catalysts for future change, contend Babalwa Shota and Sixolisiwe Ndawo.
Puseletso Mompei reveals the BMF Young Professionals’ ambitious plans to upskill and empower the country’s youth.
In a democratic South Africa, where we are still in the process of addressing the ills of the past that have to do with race and ethnicity, we tend to neglect other issues relating to transformation.
Andile Ntingi asks if the Black Industrialists Programme could lead the reindustrialisation of South Africa?
Like a true underdog story, Vusi Sithole, founder of insurance company Nestlife, started at the bottom to reach success.
We simply must advocate for a more radical approach to lobby government into imposing industry quotas, says Busi Mavuso.
Mncane Mthunzi is tasked with leading the BMF post its 40 year celebrations.