Lonmin Platinum

Marikana talks stagger on

Those negotiating for miners’ families say the state has been nothing but bloody-minded

Paradise for corporates and ultrarich

The Paradise Papers highlight the need for enforcing regulations to stem tax avoidance

Sons and daughters of the soil seek to claim the land that shaped them

​There are plans to build a memorial to honour the 44 men who died during the unprotected strike that culminated in the Marikana massacre.

Big stink: How Lonmin paid R20m for just two toilets for Marikana workers

The mining company is accused of ‘undermining black lives’ by leaving a toilet project unfinished.

Spy claims imperil mine wage talks

The revelation could undermine trust built up in the platinum belt since Marikana.

The rise and fall of Lonmin

It's now up to the shareholders to decide the fate of the one-time investors' darling, mining company Lonmin.

Lonmin to cut jobs, close shafts amid platinum slump

The planned 6 000 job cuts include contractors and staff who took voluntary redundancy packages offered in May.

Lonmin interdicts ‘unrest’ report

Advocacy group agrees not to make statements that will adversely affect company’s share price

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Lonmin tax-dodge headache

Having recently blasted corporate tax evaders, the deputy president now has egg on his face after Lonmin's Bermuda tax avoidance tactics surfaced.

‘Nyet, nyet, nyet’: Lonmin grilled at Farlam commission

Lonmin’s chief commercial officer Albert Jamieson was asked why the company had failed to pursue every option at its disposal to avoid violence.

Mining strike hangover lingers painfully

Pay cheques are in but many business owners will struggle to recover from the five-month platinum mine wage dispute.

Tsunami mining strike changes landscape

Retrenchments in the platinum mining sector are now all but inevitable, say labour experts.

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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