Radio & TV Interviews

Who would want to be a company director in South Africa today with these Laws and Restrictions?

(03 May’17)

Terry Booysen from CGF Research Institute talks to Contemporary Business hosted by Dr Ivor Blumenthal.

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Eskom boss’s stepdaughter with R1bn in contracts (27 Mar’17)

The stepdaughter of Eskom boss Matshela Koko raked in contracts worth about R1-billion for her company from the state utility. Terry Booysen from CGF Research Institute shares his views on the lack of structures and controls in this.

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The state of South Africa’s governance in state-owned entities (SOEs) (13 Sept’16)

Let's put some focus on the state of South Africa's controversial state owned entities. The latest political developments recently caused major fund managers to halt the provision of loans to some of the country's already ailing enterprises. Terry Booysen, Chief Executive Officer, CGF Research Institute joins CNBC Africa for more.

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Future of governance in S.A? (08 Aug’16)

Terry Booysen speaks to CNBC Africa for a post analysis of the local government elections and governance going forward.

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Corruption in South Africa (20 Jul’16)

Terry Booysen speaks to Business Day TV on corruption hampering economic growth in South Africa.  Please note the erratum in this interview, namely the drop of the IMF’s forecast of South Africa’s annual growth from 0.6% to 0.1% and not as Terry stated a drop from .0% to 0.1%. We apologise for this error.

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Tangible Benefits of a Corporate Governance Framework® (22 Jun’16)

Classic FM’s Business presenter, Michael Avery, discusses the tangible benefits of a Corporate Governance Framework® with Jene’ Palmer, Lead Independent Consultant of CGF Research Institute.

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What is the accountability of corporate governance? (17 May'16)

The damning findings of the [Adv.] John Myburgh report on the collapse of African Bank cited the executives of the company for being 'unrepentant, [un]qualified for the job and [the CRO with a] severe drinking problem'.  The report stopped short of suggesting criminal charges.  What about accountability from corporate governance? Terry Booysen, Chief Executive Officer at CGF Research Institute joins CNBC Africa for more.

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S.A assigns ministers to resolve Gupta-banks dispute (25 Apr’16)

The South African government assigned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant and Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane to "engage" with the big four banks that have cut ties with the Guptas. Terry Booysen, Chief Executive Officer of CGF Research Institute and Russell Loubser, former Chief Executive Officer of the JSE join CNBC Africa for more.

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Insight into MTN's US$3.9BN fine (04 Dec'15)

Gugulethu Cele from CNBC Africa talks to Terry Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute) about the MTN fine in Nigeria, liability and other board matters.

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Digging deeper into VW’s emissions-fixing scandal (22 Sept’15)

Gugulethu Cele from CNBC Africa talks to Terry Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute) about the VW emissions-fixing scandal and who should be held accountable.  Will this corporate governance failure affect car manufacturers and how will VW restore their credibility with consumers across the world?

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Sustainability depends on strong governance framework (30 Apr’15)

Michael Avery from Classic FM talks to Terry Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute) about the importance of a Corporate Governance Framework® and the manner in which it can assist organisations to improve their governance, moving away from draconian governance to value creation practices.

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Corporate Governance in SA State Owned Organisations (11 Nov’14)

Nozipho Mbanjwa from CNBC Africa’s Business Tonight interviews Terry Booysen to discuss the turbulence in SA’s SOE’s boards and the key thrust to improving corporate governance in South Africa.

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Corporate espionage & effects on business (21 Jul’14)

Tamara LePine-Williams from Classic FM talks to Terry Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute) about Corporate Espionage and the effects this has on South African business, costing the local economy up to R80 billion each year.

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Risky business MixFM - 93.8FM (09 May’14)

Bryan Hattingh from MixFM talks to Paul Aucamp (MD: Palladium) and Terry Booysen (CEO: CGF Research Institute) about business strategy, corprate goverance and leadship in South Africa.  Risky Business focuses on trends, changes, and new developments in the world of business.  Whilst approaching these different matters, the show gets infused with some great music, that not only inspires you, but gets you dancing too.

Corporate Governance & Minority Shareholders (24 Feb’14)

In the wake of the recent Adcock Ingram/Bidvest saga, CNBC Africa looks at the rights of minority shareholders with Cynthia Schoeman, Managing Director of Ethics monitor, Terrance Booysen, CEO of the Corporate Governance Framework Research Institute and Andrew Hannington, CEO of Grant Thornton.

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CGF & Party Political Funding in SA (20 Feb’14)

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute and Mark Weinberg from The Right To Know Campaign are interviewed by Faith Mangope on Sunrise etv to discuss the issues associated with Party Political Funding and its lack of regulation in the private donor sector.  With its secrecy component, what implications does it have on the company and its shareholders?

CGF & the World Climate Summit 2011

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute is interviewed by Stan Stalnaker, President and Creative Director of Hub Culture Services about some of the governance challenges in South Africa, also looking at the challenges within the schooling / education sector.

The Hub Culture teamed up with the London Carbon Market and other partners to present the Hub Culture Durban Pavilion, a place for networking and interacting during COP17 and the World Climate Summit 2011

The partners working with Hub Culture included the Climate Group, Carbon War Room, Winrock, the London Carbon Market, the World Climate Summit, NYSE Blue, the American Carbon Registry, Thomson Reuters, CNN and other media partners.

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CGF -- Proudly South African Annual School Governance Awards (launched Jan'11)

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute is interviewed by Karabo Kgoleng from SAfm about the new CGF—Proudly South African Annual School Governance Awards initiative; a national drive within 28,000 public schools vis-à-vis the improvement of school governance.  From this year onwards, the Proudly SA Campaign, supported by Nedlac, will recognize those public schools for their achievement of good governance as determined through pre-set qualification criteria that will measure the degree of certain behaviours and disciplines practiced by the participating schools.  This annual award will be open to all public schools, large, small, urban and rural based.

Governance Beyond Boards® - CGF and Forever Resorts in collaboration (Nov’10)

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute is interviewed by Marius from 931fm about the Governance Beyond Boards® Intervention which is being hosted by Forever Resorts. The various Interventions take place on 05 - 07 Nov ’10 (Forever Resorts Loskopdam), 12 - 14 Nov ’10 (Forever Resorts Gariep) and 19 - 21 Nov ’10 (Forever Resorts Warmbaths).  CGF Research Institute together with our events partner, Forever Resorts, invite you and your partner to attend an unforgettable weekend away and attend a thought provoking Intervention; you will learn and understand the strategic benefits and rewards of Corporate Governance, Risk, Compliance, Ethics and Sustainable Reporting, including its implications within your business strategy.

Then after a hard day’s work, settle into the luxurious splendor of Forever Resorts and be pampered.  Naturally partners are included and they may also attend the Intervention at no additional cost, or they can simply enjoy all the amenities offered by Forever Resorts.

The cost of this weekend-away Intervention package is R5,000.00 inclusive of VAT (R4 386.00 ex-VAT) per couple (or associate) sharing and includes all delegate materials and training, refreshments, meals, accommodation, access to many of Forever Resorts’ amenities, and even an early evening summer braai in the surroundings of Forever Resorts’ idyllic countryside settings.  The package also includes either a boat trip with sundowners, or a game drive for you and your partner.

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Governance Beyond Boards® and CGF in Namibia (Sept’10)

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute is interviewed by Quintin from Kudu FM about the Governance Beyond Boards® Intervention which has been presented to companies in South Africa, Namibia and Tanzania.  This on-going series of Interventions is a must for all company sizes to attend and ideal for directors, managers, company secretariat, risk, compliance, legal and audit people to attend.  The Intervention guarantees the delegate not to become board – and rivets the discussion around practical understanding and application of governance, risk and compliance issues.  The Intervention provides a good overview of the academic and practical issues, even addressing director and management issues that impact the strategy and the organisation’s bottom line.  Contact CGF for more detail of this Intervention which can be conducted on a “private” basis for those companies wanting to maximize the training for all their directors and managers.

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The Public Finance Mismanagement of Limpopo (Part Three)

In this edition of Classic Government, Anchor Benedicta Dube from Classic FM facilitated the third discussion on the Public Finance Mismanagement of Limpopo. Independent Researcher Dr Dale McKinley; Sipho Makama, Gauteng’s Chair of Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA); and Mr. Terry Booysen, Corporate Governance Expert participated in the talk.

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CGF & the South African Fast Growth 100 (SAFG 100)

Terry Booysen, CEO of CGF Research Institute is interviewed by Tony Blewitt from Classic FM about the South Africa Fast Growth 100 national programme which recognises entrepreneurial companies and entrepreneurship in South Africa. The goal of the SAFG 100 is to showcase South Africa's unsung entrepreneurial heroes, and show the rest of South Africa and the world the innovative work that South African entrepreneurs are doing to usher in a new economy to the country. CGF is a Nominating Partner for AllWorld Network and the SAFG 100 programme, which is partnered by Endeavor SA, the United Nations Office for Partnerships, Harvard Kennedy School and the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU).

The SAFG 100 is an annual ranking of fast-growth entrepreneurial companies – find out more about the interview and how your company may qualify to be entered as a SAFG 100 company.

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