African Mining

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Digging deep: Change for the future

There is a cautious optimism in the mining industry at present

The Mining Indaba 2019: A look ahead

The indaba has become a powerful platform for funding, networking, discussions, making deals and more

Getting underground and creating value

Modernisation is the key for South African mining

A seismic innovation

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

Tainted people can’t lead ANC’s transformation charge

Zwane's new charter is easy to dismiss due to his Gupta links

Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?

The moment demands boldness, and the benefits far outweigh the risk of doing nothing to shift the undesirable status quo

Does Oppenheimer say it all?

Sycophants are everywhere to be found but it’s the words of the man himself and the empire he ruled that reveal his true nature

Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect

Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in dangerous gold mines.

Nation’s loss is literature’s gain

The ingredients of great South African novels are based on greed, injustice, land and natural resources.

Much ado about responsible mining in Africa yields few results

The African Union endorses the vision for responsible mining – but does big capital?

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it