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Gold dazzles during the pandemic

Investors have been betting on gold as a safe option during a year of tumult and uncertainty

Slice of life: Dumped: Popcorn, sex and gold

A look at what was once a landmark on Johannesburg’s horizon and central part of the Egoli story

DRDGold responds to Parliament’s ‘blackmail’ comments

DRDGold says it has sent a written submission to Parliament's water affairs portfolio committee head following comments he made about the company.

DRDGold accused of ‘blackmailing’ government over acid mine drainage

The head of Parliament's water affairs committee has demanded that the executives of DRDGold explain what he called their "blackmail" of government.

Eight mine workers killed in bus accident

Eight mine workers were killed and at least 40 injured when a bus overturned on the R501 in Doornfontein on Friday morning.

DRDGold third-quarter output up, starts Zim exploration

South Africa's fourth-biggest gold producer, DRDGold, reported a 4% rise in gold production for the third quarter.

DRDGold second-quarter gold output up

DRDGold reported a 4% rise in gold production for the quarter to end-December and a return to profit owing to lower operating costs.

Mine retrenchments could be cut by 60%, says Solidarity

Retrenchments in the South African mining industry could be reduced by 40% to 60%, Solidarity deputy general secretary Dirk Hermann said on Thursday.

DRDGold halts drilling at ERPM gold mine

DRDGold said on Tuesday it had halted drilling and blasting at the ERPM gold mine's only producing shaft because of pumping problems.

DRDGold prepares for change of guard

Gold miner DRDGold has announced the appointment of a CEO-designate in anticipation of the termination of CEO John Sayers's contract.

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Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

Koko claims bias before Zondo commission

In a lawyer’s letter, the former Eskom chief executive says the commission is not being fair to him

ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

It is Zondo's legal end game and will leave the former president, his supporters and those implicated in state capture to increasingly play fast and loose at imputing political motive to the commission

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story