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Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"

BHP write-down reveals fragile state of shale

The size of BHP Billiton's $2.8bn write-down for its US shale assets took some banks by surprise - at least two thought it was too small.

Glencore offers bonds in Oz as it assesses local targets

The resources giant is selling debt down under for the first time following indications that it is looking to buy more Australian assets.

BHP Billiton to split in two

The world's biggest mining company has announced a demerger, while Glencore has been buying up its own shares.

BHP spinoff company to include SA aluminum and manganese units

Resources giant BHP Billiton plans a demerger in order to streamline and simplify its operations and South African assets are on the chopping block.

Kumba first-half profit falls 16% as iron-ore prices slump

The Anglo American unit which had enjoyed sky-high iron ore prices in the past now faces a decline in profits as the metal price drops.

Barrick Gold’s chair lauds Glencore over BHP as a mining model

In an exit interview, Barrick Gold's founder Peter Munk has said Glencore Xstrata's boss is going to "eat them all".

BHP Billiton defends its appointment

BHP Billiton has defended the appointment of Xolani Mkhwanazi to its South African operations after his five-year stint at energy regulator Eskom.

Eskom’s deals leave us in the dark

The parastatal's short-term view has led to profits in the beginning, but has come back to haunt it.

BHP Billiton ‘expects’ Eskom to respect power deals

BHP Billiton says it expects Eskom to honour deals that let the mining giant buy electricity for its smelters at over half the cost of production.

Investors take JSE by the horns

The JSE continues to break records despite South Africa's economic woes and gloomy political headlines ahead of the ANC national conference.

Botswana polishes its prospects

Botswana, the world's largest diamond producer by value, is now doing with its diamond mining industry what SA failed to achieve for a century.

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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