Miners

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

All Sibanye miners brought to surface — DMR

It is believed that the workers were trapped at the company's Thembelani mine after the rails used to transport workers collapsed

DRC’s miners cast watchful eye on upcoming polls

Subsistence diggers scraping a living outside the mining capital of Lubumbashi say they hope the long-delayed poll will bring political change

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

All 955 miners trapped underground in a Sibanye mine have resurface unharmed

The miners were stuck in the Beatrix gold mine, in the town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom, for around 30 hours after a massive power outage

Marikana then and now — a tragedy that keeps unfolding

The victims’ families nurse their pain away from the public gaze; officials and politicians grab the limelight and shape the narrative

At least R255m in mine workers’ cash lost in Amplats pension scam

Investment company claims to own properties it has no rights on in attempt to cover up loss.

Gold industry’s appeal in miners’ silicosis class action is shameful

Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.

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.

Chile pinched as copper price tumbles

The country’s socialist president has been forced to accept restraints on plans for structural reform.

‘Marikana: The Musical’ scores 13 nominations

The Naledi Theatre awards have honoured the show, which depicts the infamous mineworkers massacre, by shortlisting it in various categories.

Miners dig deep as strike wears on

Kanana's miners are being hounded by creditors and their childrens' school fees are unpaid, but breaking the strike is out of the question.

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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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