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South Africans should be ashamed at lack of transformation, says PPF

CAPE TOWN – The Progressive Professionals Forum (PPF) said on Thursday that all progressive South Africans should be saddened and embarrassed by the findings of the Commission for Employment Equity report released this week. A statement from the organisation led by Mzwanele Manyi noted that it was perplexed and saddened at the lack of transformation […]

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The revolution is brewing

Blacks remain marginalised 23 years after apartheid as the mainstream economy, markets and resource capabilities are very much still in the clutches of whites. The State of the Nation address and every political campaign thereafter’s undertone was and is that of radical economic transformation.  A cliché linked to this rhetoric is “white monopoly capital”. White monopoly […]

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Oxfam director adds weight to calls for radical economic transformation

DURBAN – Calls for radical transformation came thick and fast from all quarters at the World Economic Forum’s Africa meetings on Thursday, including from Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam International’s executive director. Byanyima, who is one of the co-chairs of the WEF meeting being held in Durban until Friday May 5, told media and her fellow co-chairs […]

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Radebe explains radical economic transformation does not contradict existing policies

DURBAN– Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Wednesday explained that radical economic transformation is not contradictory to existing policies, saying it was no different to inclusive growth. Speaking on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place at the International Convention Centre in Durban, Radebe said: “There is no contradiction. If you […]

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BLF invited to present to parliamentary committee on how to end ‘stranglehold of white monopoly capital’

Black First Land First (BLF) will put a case forward tomorrow on how to radically transform South Africa and end the “stranglehold of white monopoly capital”, resulting in the return of land to black people. In a statement released yesterday, BLF said that they had been invited to make oral representations to the Parliamentary Standing […]