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Wild swings in Sasol’s fortunes

The company’s shares have seesawed madly – largely because of the volatility of the oil price and the rand

At least R255m in mine workers’ cash lost in Amplats pension scam

Investment company claims to own properties it has no rights on in attempt to cover up loss.

Debt administrator ‘pockets’ nearly half of miners’ repayments

Amplats has gone to court over "unconstitutional" debt administration, with one administrator pocketing 44% of miners' debt repayments.

Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs

Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines.

Amcu claims victory, sombre mine bosses count the costs

While Amcu workers prepare to return to work on Wednesday after a successful strike, mine bosses have warned of a difficult rebuilding phase ahead.

Sibanye Gold mulls over platinum mines acquisition

Gold producer Sibanye is considering buying embattled platinum mines which have been crippled by a five-month labour dispute.

Mathunjwa says Amcu accepts offer ‘in principle’

Amcu says it has accepted a new wage offer from platinum miners, but outstanding issues still need to be discussed with the employers.

Government task team, Amcu to hold final meeting

Government says Monday's talks with Amcu and mining bosses will determine whether it continues with it's intervention in the platinum wage dispute.

NW premier condemns petrol bombing incident in platinum belt

Supra Mahumapelo has called on communities in Sefikile, in the platinum belt, to exercise restraint after two houses were allegedly petrol bombed.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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