21 July 2006

Posted on Jul 21, 2006 in Press Releases

Barry Streek was a founder director of Ditikeni. He made a large and enthusiastic contribution on the board – he was indeed a large and enthusiastic man in every way! He was honoured, shortly before his death, by the re-naming of 19 Loop Street – headquarters of Ditikeni shareholder Social Change Assistance Trust in Cape […]

15 September 2005

Posted on Sep 15, 2005 in Press Releases

Mood of euphoria in empowerment circles There’s a mood of growing elation about black economic empowerment (BEE), if an empowerment conference hosted by Ditikeni Investment Company this week is anything to go by. BEE deals are regularly taking place – barely a day goes by without one and often many more deals being announced in […]

14 September 2005

Posted on Sep 14, 2005 in Press Releases

‘Political democracy falls far short of any meaningful economic transformation’ Broad-based economic empowerment should be driver of new growth 14 September 2005 Broad-based empowerment should be about “transformation rather than transfer” and linked directly to the expansion of the economic base and the restructuring of society. Councillor Duma Nkosi, executive mayor of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality […]

23 June 2005

Posted on Jun 23, 2005 in Press Releases

Ditikeni acquires 25% of the ESOP Shop Ditikeni has acquired 25% of The ESOP Shop, the leading adviser to industry on employee share ownership schemes. It is Ditikeni’s 11 th acquisition. Gavin Hartford, founder and managing director of The ESOP Shop said that the new partnership made good business sense. “We obviously needed a broad-based […]

14 December 2004

Posted on Dec 14, 2004 in Press Releases

Ditikeni appoints Phil Goduka to Avis Van Rental board Phil Goduka, a key player in local government and community development, has been appointed by Ditikeni Investment Company to the board of Avis Van Rental ( Eastern Cape ). He joined the board of Valuline Four (Pty) Ltd, the Port Elizabeth-based holding company of the Eastern […]

9 December 2004

Posted on Dec 9, 2004 in Press Releases

Greater slice of BEE cake needed for grass roots A leading broad-based empowerment company has called for BEE consortiums to allocate a greater percentage of transactions to broad-based entities.Bandi Biko, director of Ditikeni Investment Company, said that while encouraging figures reported this week by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Mandisi Mpahlwa, showed that broad-based […]

30 November 2004

Posted on Nov 30, 2004 in Press Releases

Bandi Biko joins broad-based empowerment vehicle Ditikeni Bandi Biko, a leading proponent of community development, has joined the board of Ditikeni Investment Company, the pioneering broad-based empowerment vehicle that provides financial sustainability to non-government organisations (NGOs).Biko, who has been involved extensively over the past two decades in community development work with NGOs and the Independent […]

21 August 2004

Posted on Aug 21, 2004 in Press Releases

Ditikeni model provides ‘package deal BEE’ for smaller companies to lean on A structured BEE model is providing a solution to South Africa ‘s smaller businesses who battle to find appropriate funding partners to qualify them as black-empowerment enterprises.Many small companies simply lack the security required by banks for funding purposes nor have adequate track […]

18 June 2004

Posted on Jun 18, 2004 in Press Releases

A unique empowerment model to offer the government ‘something to lean on’ Finance Minister issues challenge to Ditikeni.A broad-based South African empowerment company, Ditikeni, has been encouraged by Mr Trevor Manuel, Minister of Finance to develop their unique empowerment model to offer government “something to lean on” as South Africa strides towards defining a “more […]

17 June 2004

Posted on Jun 17, 2004 in Press Releases

Ditikeni obtains stake in STANLIB Ditikeni Investment Company Limited, the broad-based empowerment vehicle for non-profit organisations, has obtained a stake in STANLIB, one of South Africa’s three largest asset managers.Ditikeni Investment Company Limited, the broad-based empowerment vehicle for non-profit organisations, has obtained a stake in STANLIB, one of South Africa’s three largest asset managers.STANLIB is […]