Asset manager culls coal

South African giants in the firing line as investor decides to drop carbon-heavy companies

Eskom moves to address allegations on Gupta influence

Eskom has come under fire about the alleged influence of the Guptas on various lucrative contracts, and two board members have resigned this week.

Get out of dirty fossil fuel

Secure the future of your children by hitting back at the energy companies holding governments to ransom, writes David le Page.

Public protector to investigate mining pollution

Allegations of water pollution by mining operations will see the ombud probe top mining companies like Glencore Xstrata and AngloGold Ashanti.

Plan could launch ‘SA Inc’

The national infrastructure development plan could catalyse significant growth, but challenges need to be addressed, says Exxaro.

Wildcat strikes ‘are related to different issues’, says Exxaro

An unprotected strike at coal miner Exxaro has spread, bringing production to a halt, says the company.

Delmas farmer lodges complaint against Exxaro

A farmer from Delmas, Mpumalanga has lodged a complaint against Exxaro with the Blue Scorpions, saying the mining company had depleted a wetland area.

Exxaro share scheme pays out R1-billion to employees

SA's largest empowerment group Exxaro Resources says its staff share scheme has matured and will pay out more than R1-billion to employees.

Mr Coal wants fresh ideas

When Sipho Nkosi speaks about the recent split in business along racial lines following a two-day summit, you listen attentively.

Exxaro first-half profit up 53%

Diversified miner Exxaro has reported a 53% rise in first-half profit, boosted by higher sales and prices at its coal business.

Exxaro next to face wrath of labour

Diversified resources group Exxaro is the next mining company set to face the wrath of organised labour, says Solidarity.

Transnet reports rise in full-year profit

Freight group Transnet reported a rise in profit on Monday and said it would spend R110.6-billion on capital investments in the next five years.


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it