Kimberly Process

Zim to get huge diamond boost but activists irate

Zimbabwe could earn billions of dollars selling diamonds from an area scarred by abuse after a crisis that left the "blood diamond" watchdog tattered.

Watchdog approves Zimbabwe diamond sales

The Kimberley Process has authorised the sale of diamonds from two mining sites in Marange, Zimbabwe where alleged rights violations took place.

Zim appeals for lifting of diamond ban

Zimbabwe Finance Minister Tendai Biti on Wednesday urged diamond watchdog the Kimberley Process to clear the country to sell its diamonds.

Zimbabwe to resume diamond sales, says official

Zimbabwe's mining minister says the country will go ahead and sell its diamonds without approval from the world diamond control body.

Zim mining whistleblower denied bail

A Zimbabwean activist accused of passing information on diamond-mining violations to the international diamond control body was on Monday denied bail.

Rights group calls for halt to Zim diamond sales

Human Rights Watch claims Zimbabwe has broken its promise to halt physical abuse of diamond miners and should have its certification frozen.


Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

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