SA’s ‘welfare state’ is in trouble

The government has to make tough decisions about social grants in the face of poor economic performance

Lily Mine battles to pay workers’ wages, let alone compensation

Management remains committed to honouring the payouts in the wake of the accident but says what is owed to miners must be settled first.

Seven days of hell and hope for trapped Lily miners

The chance that the miners trapped underground at Vantage Goldfields's Lily Mine will be found alive has faded along with the miners' tapped signals.

Mining bosses’ pay increases irk fund managers

Asset managers have advised mining companies to reign in the colossal salaries being awarded to chief executives.

Sibanye Gold won’t pay above-inflation wage increase

Sibanye Gold says it will refuse to raise wages above the rate of inflation as gold producers and unions remain locked in talks over pay.

Goldfield’s Sibanye Gold decision pays off as profit soars

Goldfield's decision to spin its SA operations off and create Sibanye Gold appears to be paying off after it reported a 63% profit increase.

Job cuts on the horizon at Sibanye Gold

Sibanye Gold says it has started talks that may lead to job cuts at its Beatrix West operation after an underground fire hit output and revenue.

Gold Fields spin-off company to test investor confidence

Gold Fields will list most of its local assets as a separate company, testing investor appetite for a mining industry battered by labour unrest.

Hard-core strikers not caving in

After nearly two months of wildcat strikes, mine workers are divided some are throwing in the towel, whereas others are sticking to high wage demands.

Caught in a web of violence and political inertia

The myriad problems confronting South Africa come at a highly inconvenient time for the African National Congress, writes Rapule Tabane.

Amplats is ‘not like Marikana’

Widening talk of the dispute over pay issues escalating into a 'crisis for capital' is raising serious questions about who is behind it all.

Mangaung massacre: Conditions ripe for revolution

Julius Malema is being helped to foment his "mining revolution" by ANC backers, according to senior youth league figures who continue to support him.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories