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Eskom loses billions on coal contracts

The beleaguered utility has been paying vastly different prices to its various suppliers

Zondo commission to hear how the Guptas nabbed their Optimum coal mine

Former Glencore CEO Clinton Ephron will take the stand on Wednesday and is set to outline how the company was pressured into selling the Optimum mine

Zwane’s role in alleged Eskom corruption ‘cannot be ignored’

The former minister’s role in Gupta-owned Tegeta’s acquisition of the Optimum Coal Mine is to be closely probed by Zondo commission

Glencore pledges to limit coal production

Glencore notes it is well-positioned to support the transition to a lower-carbon economy

Wild swings in Sasol’s fortunes

The company’s shares have seesawed madly – largely because of the volatility of the oil price and the rand

Glencore to cooperate with US justice dept probe

The mining company was reportedly subpoenaed by the US department

Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe

The Swiss-based corporation said it was being probed by the US in a corruption investigation linked to its business in Nigeria, Venezuela and the DRC

Parliament legal resources stretched as Zwane inquiry looms

Parliament has only 9 legal advisers but there are currently more than 40 committees in the House and five state capture inquiries to be established

China adds fuel to refinery ire

A Sinopec bid for Chevron SA has been approved, which could bring high-quality petrol and diesel

Global investors are launching a climate plan to pressure gas emitters

The plan will focus on: improving governance on climate change, curbing emissions and strengthening climate-related financial disclosures"

JSE: Howzit my China!

If it weren’t for Beijing, the local bourse would be very flat indeed

Mining companies’ spat with government deepens over revised charter

The Chamber of Mines says proposed taxes on company revenue to fund the Mining Transformation and Development Agency will place burdens on producers.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

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