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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.

SABC news boss wants ‘nuanced’ news, not sensation

Acting head of the South African Broadcast Corporation's news department Jimi Matthews says he would never "follow the herd" in his news coverage.

Malema: ‘You must intensify the struggle’

Julius Malema visited striking workers at the Westonaria Goldfields mine. He lambasted the ANC and told the workers to fight. Watch the video.

Civil case to take gold mines to court

An SA lawyer says he is preparing to sue leading gold miners on behalf of former miners who contracted respiratory ailments such as silicosis.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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