Rwanda’s gingerbread house

Kigali is flashing its sweetest smile to foreign firms, but there may be cracks in the image it’s presenting

Reluctance to follow due process in nuclear, PetroSA deals says Gordhan

Pravin Gordhan says there was a reluctance to follow due process in the PetroSA-Engen and Russian nuclear deals

Court stops protests

Vopak was granted an interim order to stop any further marches, protests or blockades

Wentworth residents blame violence at Engen on the police

They have also accused Engen of going to court to 'silence' ongoing protests by residents

Wentworth residents gain ally in battle against Engen

Last month Engen secured an interim order, barring members of the South Durban Basin Community Development Trust from protesting

Interdict adds extra fuel to Wentworth residents’ ire

On Monday, an interim interdict banning residents from holding unauthorised protests at the refinery was granted

When the penalty is death

The locals call it cancer valley — and there are few safe places to kick a football around

Reparations row dogs petrol giant

The push by Wentworth residents for Engen to give them a stake in the company has prompted it to take them to court to halt their protests

Engen condemns attack on petrol attendant

No arrests have been made in the attack of a petrol attendant and the Engen group says it is "appalled" by the assault.

Racist assault caught on camera: Bikers attack attendant

Police are investigating a case of assault after what appears to be a racially-motivated attack on a petrol attendant by a group of bikers.

Cancer valley pays a high price for South Africa’s oil needs

Respiratory illnesses are taking their toll on South Durban residents, but petrochemical firms deny culpability and won't cough up for health costs.

PetroSA said to buy Petronas’s majority Engen stake

The state-owned oil company remains tight-lipped over the matter, but confirmed it has engaged in negotiations with various potential partners.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.