Anglogold Ashanti

Mponeng sale is a lifeline

AngloGold head Kelvin Dushnisky views Harmony’s Gold purchase of Mponeng as a positive step for the future of the mine

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Money from the silicosis settlement is not fixed

It will give current and ex gold mineworkers an opportunity to receive a medical examination and compensation for those suffering from silicosis

Activists go for weakened mining

An international forum draws strength from worldwide protests against extraction

SA unemployment on the rise — Stats SA

Women and young people are the most affected by job scarcity in the country

SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble

The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance

Miners can register for silicosis, TB claims online

Potential claimants and their dependents are encouraged to also contact the call centre

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

Formal rules are needed for class action lawsuits

A number of cases brought before the courts have started to build a fram​ework to guide class actions. But there is still a gap

Mining industry on alert over violence on the platinum belt

The recent outbreak of violence on the platinum belt has the industry fearing a repeat of Marikana

Numsa scores from NUM battles

While union officials in the Klerksdorp area fight for control, its majority is being whittled away

It’s NUM vs NUM as leadership scuffle hits branches

Mines in the North West have become contested ground for National Union of Mineworkers.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.