Empowerment pioneer MIC celebrates 20 years

The Mineworkers Investment Company (MIC), a major shareholder in Primedia Broadcasting (which owns 702, Cape Talk and EWN), traces its beginnings to 1995 - one year after the first democratic elections.

The story, says former NUM general secretary and MIC chairman, Frans Baleni, began in 1987 when a decision was taken by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) that "miners armed with skills must take full control."

Listen to the people who've been part of this journey on The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield on September 17 at 7pm.


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