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Khulubuse Zuma agrees to pay R23m to Pamodzi after six years of denying wrongdoing

The nephew of the president has brought an end to the long-running Aurora-Pamodzi saga by agreeing on a settlement deal.

Call for action against Khulubuse Zuma after #PanamaLeaks revelation

President Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma caused the loss of thousands of jobs after stripping assets at now failed mining company Aurora.

Aurora’s ‘pipe dream’ up in smoke

The president's nephew and cohorts have been ordered to pay the miners they abandoned.

Khulubuse Zuma goes to court over R1.5bn Aurora claims

Khulubuse Zuma, President Jacob Zuma's controversial nephew, will go to court to fight claims for R1.5-billion by the liquidators of Aurora mines.

Zuma’s lawyer was embroiled in Aurora

Court documents allege that Michael Hulley – despite his denials – was an Aurora director.

Jacob Zuma, Khulubuse and the missing millions

A meeting with the president appears to have persuaded an investment firm to give millions to empowerment firm Aurora, which others 'misappropriated'.

Aurora skeletons rattle Motala

Ghosts still haunt controversial Enver Motala’s handling of the insolvent gold mining company

Aurora meets Marikana at bloody Blyvoor

Illegal miners are reportedly being killed without consequence amid evidence of mine-stripping.

Aurora rerun at West Rand mine?

Controversial family is involved in another questionable gold deal

Families of murdered Colorado theatre-goers to be compensated

The families of 12 people killed in July in a movie theatre massacre will receive $220000 each from a special relief fund.

Malema fires up Aurora workers

Julius Malema's attempts to politically capitalise on the Marikana mine shooting continued on Thursday at Grootvlei gold mine on the East Rand.

Aurora ‘Batman’ shooter in first court appearance

The man accused of killing 12 people in a shooting rampage at a midnight showing of the new Batman film in Denver has made his first court appearance.

Velvet Sky attorney exits liquidation case amid fraud claim

Velvet Sky's attorney has withdrawn from its liquidation case, citing personal reasons -- after being implicated in a mining-related fraud case.

Bad Brad off the hook for Aurora mine shoot-out

Brad Wood and his four co-accused have been found not guilty of murder for their part in a shootout that left four dead at the Aurora mine in Benoni.

Pamodzi Gold’s Ndlovu shaft sealed

Pamodzi's Gold's Ndlovu shaft, which was sealed last week after an allegedly illegal miner fell to his death in June, is a symbol of Aurora's legacy.

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