Great news for broad based BEE vehicles

Posted on May 20, 2021 in News, Press Releases

The Minister of Trade and Industry issued a Practice Note in the Government Gazette this week clarifying the position of broad-based BEE vehicles like Ditikeni. Our Board Chair, Sarah Ryklief, responded to say that she was very pleased with the note. “This will surely put to rest any reservations about the status of genuine broad […]

SASSA must extend lapsed temporary Disability Grants to March 2021, says Black Sash

Posted on Jan 19, 2021 in News, Press Releases

Our shareholder, the Black Sash Trust, has called on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to extend lapsed temporary Disability Grants to March 2021. In a press release issued by Black Sash on Wednesday 13 January 2021, they write: “On 6 August 2020, the Minister of Social Development issued amendments which allowed for temporary […]

BEE under attack, says Wiphold CEO

Posted on Nov 30, 2020 in News, Press Releases

Louisa Mojela, co-founder and group CEO of pioneer women’s empowerment vehicle Women Investment Portfolio Holdings (Wiphold), says attacks on their legitimacy by the broad-based BEE commissioner are threatening BBBEE. Commissioner Zodwa Ntuli, who was appointed last year, says Wiphold and other respected pioneer empowerment vehicles are black ownership fronts. Wiphold’s appeals to trade & industry […]

Pioneers of Broad-Based BEE are fighting for survival

Posted on Nov 18, 2020 in News, Press Releases

As South African business and society unite to deal with the economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the focus – correctly — is increasingly on the need for new investment to trigger growth. It is, without doubt, time for all hands on deck, and logic suggests that patriotic black-owned South African companies should be at […]

Deena Bosch talks about her time with SCAT and Ditikeni

Posted on Nov 18, 2020 in News, Press Releases

This year has certainly had no shortage of crises and challenges that it has thrown at us. But over the past few months we have been able to share with you the many stories of ordinary men and women who have decided they must do something, to help people in need. We sat down with […]

NELSPOORT: ADVICE OFFICE AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 in News, Press Releases

The Nelspoort Advice and Development Office (NADO) was established in 1998 to offer access to justice to the poor communities of Nelspoort and surrounding areas. NADO was part of the Advice Offices of the Central Karoo, Southern Cape and other partner organisations who marched to Constitutional Hill to hand over a petition in solidarity with […]

Kayamandi – Step Up

Posted on Jul 21, 2020 in News, Press Releases

Step Up is an emerging LDA based in Kayamandi. It has a strong youth development focus and has piloted the YouthBank. The LDA also attends to clients needing assistance with cases of unfair labour practice and unfair dismissals by local employers. We have the full story here for you to read and share  

Strydenburg: Future Leaders Organisation (SFLO)

Posted on Jul 15, 2020 in News, Press Releases

A new era: Strydenburg is served by the satellite offices of the government departments of Justice, Home Affairs, Education, Health, Social Development and SASSA. All staff of the different departments only visit Strydenburg once a week. At our community dialogues we clearly identified that these government jobs should be held by educated people from Strydenberg. […]

Touws River: A Life of Care

Posted on Jul 9, 2020 in News, Press Releases

The Touws River Advice Office was established in 2014. The LDA works with the local police and the community policing forum to promote safety on the roads and in the community. Their main focus is to provide paralegal services to farm workers in the neighbouring farming communities. The LDA also plays the role of a […]

The Evolution of DITIKENI

Posted on Jun 25, 2020 in News, Press Releases

Our latest financial results have just been published. Ditikeni makes long-term investments as a broad-based investor. These investments lead to sustained capital growth and consequently a dependable stream of dividends for the NPOs. The majority of the investments made to date are fully paid for and have been successful. The annual report 2020 is ready […]