Bp Oil Spill

How BP Oil Spill Fines Could Help Protect the Texas Coast

Other states were harder hit by the spill, but Texas is still receiving millions of dollars that can be used for vital restoration efforts

Marine life struggling two years after BP oil spill

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, research is turning up ailing fish bearing diseases.

Transocean points fingers at BP over Gulf oil spill

Transocean has blamed BP for decisions that led to the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year.

Drilling deep mistakes in the Arctic

Greenpeace's <i>Kumi Naidoo</i> writes from a prison in Greenland about the effect deep water drilling in the Arctic could have on climate change.

BP oil spill: Obama vows to restore Gulf Coast

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to do "whatever is necessary" to restore the Gulf Coast on the anniversary of the BP rig explosion.

A year on, Gulf still grapples with BP oil spill

When an oil rig exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico last April, authorities reported that no crude was leaking into the sea. They were wrong.

One year on, damage from BP oil spill lingers

The April 20 anniversary of the BP oil spill is a reminder of the high costs of our energy needs and the consequences of cutting corners on safety.

BP posts annual loss on oil-spill disaster

BP on Tuesday posted its first annual loss in almost two decades as a result of last year's devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Commission won’t be last word on Gulf oil spill

A commission investigating the Gulf oil spill found decisions intended to save time and money created an unreasonable amount of risk.

$10-billion later, BP plugs the oil leak

BP's bill for containing and cleaning up the oil spill has reached nearly $10-billion.

BP’s disastrous broken well in Gulf of Mexico is ‘dead’

United States officials have finally declared BP's broken well in the Gulf of Mexico "dead", five months after a deadly oil-rig blast.

Battle of oil titans as BP seeks to shift blame for Gulf spill

BP sought to spread the blame for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster on Wednesday, setting off a battle of oil-industry giants.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories