Four years on, Lily Mine families want recovery of the bodies of three missing workers to restart

The ground swallowed 90 people, but three died in the tragedy and their bodies were not found

R49bn to rehabilitate 6 000 mines

The state is fixing mines deserted before a 2002 Act, but another law could force owners to pay up

D-Day looms for Lily and Barbrook mines

The mines face provisional liquidation and 900 jobs will be lost – unless the IDC grants a loan

Zim government militarises mines

Security officials in Zimbabwe are monitoring the entire mining process in a desperate bid to raise funds.

Zim: Govt favouritism irks mines

Platinum mines linked to Robert Mugabe's government are being excused from funding a $3-billion refinery plant.

Polishing up Zimbabwe’s diamond industry

The Zimbabwe government is tightening controls in the diamond mining sector in a quest to extract more revenue from mining companies.

Top Zim official caught up in land dispute

A functionary's murky claim to a neighbour's farm has jeopardised a gold mine on the property.

Where legal and moral liability converge

Sustainability makes commercial good sense for mines and the people who work for them.

Zim: No softening of law for mines

President Robert Mugabe reiterated a hardline stance in response to rumours of the law's softening for mining firms in the country.

Zim: Mines lose their shine, worries govt

There is growing concern that Zimbabwe's diamond production has dipped.

Zimbabwe minister’s mine fees ‘illegal’

The Parliamentary Legal Committee is set to reverse mining fee regulations enacted by Minister Obert Mpofu that it says are unconstitutional.

Southern Africa cracks down on TB in mines

SA's gold mines are estimated to have the highest number of new TB cases in the world, making the disease a leading export to neighbouring countries.


Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

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

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.