Eric Onstad

Oppenheimers to keep De Beers stake

SAs Oppenheimer family is not keen to sell its 40% stake in De Beers after a buoyant year for the world's top diamond miner, Nicky Oppenheimer said.

African Barrick Gold cuts output goal, shares slide

African Barrick Gold cut its 2010 production target for the second time in three months after it said it uncovered fuel theft at its new Buzwagi mine.

Xstrata in $5bn new mine spend after bumper earnings

Mining group Xstrata said it would pump over $5-billion into new mines and keep targeting organic growth rather than acquisitions.

RenCap targets African resources in expansion push

Russian private investment bank Renaissance Capital is in the midst of a sweeping expansion into the resource sector in Africa.

Rio Tinto rejects BHP Billiton bid

BHP Billiton has made a long-awaited bid approach to Rio Tinto in a move aimed at creating a $350-billion-plus mining giant, but Rio rejected the all-share proposal as too low. Rio shares leapt as much as 30% in London to a record high on Thursday after it said BHP had proposed offering three of its shares for every one Rio share.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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