Billy Rautenbach

Rautenbach’s Zim green firm ‘holds cows for ransom’

Villagers in Zimbabwe say tycoon Billy Rautenbach's ethanol plant is fining them heftily for their straying livestock.

Mugabe’s white ally in land-grab row

Zimbabwean peasant farmers accuse Billy Rautenbach of destroying their livelihoods.

Zanu-PF’s Green Fuel dilemma

Zanu-PF faces the difficult task of appeasing its supporters, who have been left fuming over Green Fuel's expansion.

Zim may lose $500-million

Billy Rautenbach is tangled in a spat over land use and is said to be ready to move a multimillion ethanol project to Zambia.

Zimbabwe government ‘induced’ flooding

Human Rights Watch says 20 000 people were displaced to make way for a new game reserve.

Zanu-PF MP hits out at Rautenbach

Accused of being an extortionist, Temba Mliswa is now drawing President Mugabe into his fight with controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach.

Zim: The steep price of access to power

A Zanu-PF politician is demanding millions for introducing controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach to key state officials.

Zim: Rautenbach’s ethanol firm downgraded

The value of Billy Rautenbach's fuels monopoly has been slashed, in spite of the state's plan to take 51%.

Anger fuels ethanol U-turn in Zim

Zimbabwe's government is accused of favouring sole licencee Billy Rautenbach by raising fuel's ethanol content.

Big plans for ethanol ignore fears

A constitutional court case will test the legality of mandatory fuel blending in Zimbabwe.

Billy Rautenbach ‘scores’ ethanol increase

Zimbabwe's government may strike a deal with Green Fuel, which is linked to controversial businessman Billy Rautenbach.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.