Anglo Platinum

Kgosi’s role in vanishing billions

An inquiry reveals that mining houses, auditors, lawyers, the traditional authority and the North West government watched as the law was ignored

Unions up the ante in talks

The platinum sector wage negotiations are seeing a mixed bag of demands and counter-offers

Palladium surge helps to save miners

The hike in the price of the sister metal has helped to turn around the fortunes of several local companies

Climate of fear grips Amcu ‘rebels’

Union leader Joseph Mathunjwa’s opponents say he is a ‘vampire’ and a ‘dangerous capitalist’

Broken trust in Mapela – the people, the kgoshi and the cool R175m

The Mapela community has resolved to take legal action to overturn a R175m mining deal signed between their chief and an Anglo Platinum subsidiary.

Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit

Anglo American Platinum, may sell some mines after profits for the first half of the year fell 88%, following a five-month strike.

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.

NUM tells miners to stay home in the face of Amcu intimidation

The NUM says its members will not return to work at the platinum mines until "conditions are safe and the intimidation" by Amcu stops.

Amcu’s Mathunjwa: It’s like Marikana all over again

Joseph Mathunjwa is worried about what is happening in the platinum belt, saying it is reminiscent of the run-up to the Marikana massacre.

EFF to donate R50k to mining-strike fund

A fund to help mineworkers will receive a boost as residents and businesses in the North West platinum belt continue to face economic hardships.

Amplats tables new wage offer

Amplats have made a new wage offer to the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union in a bid to end the ongoing strike in the platinum sector.

Platinum miners reject Amcu’s revised wage demand

In the first sign of compromise by the union during wage strikes this year, Amcu has revised its demand. But firms say it is still too high.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

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The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

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South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

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Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income