Natural Resources

One million species risk extinction due to humans — draft UN report

Biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers

Mozambique: Why natural resource finds are more than just a curse

Across countries, we find that FDI inflows driven by new projects in new industries increased by 58% in the two years following a giant discovery

Mozambique is being punished for its hidden guarantees to parastatals

Despite the country’s emerging debt debacle, its gas reserves are cooking.

Earth overshoots its mark

We've used up a year's supply of natural resources in under eight months, going into ecological debt.

Not even WWIII could stop surge in population

Rather than limiting population, reducing the consumption of natural resources would have a better chance of achieving effective sustainability gains.

A rich seam to be mined

State intervention in natural resources looking likely.

India entices Africa with generosity to boost trade

India has spread a mix of aid, education and technology transfers through Africa, hoping it will pay out in the scramble for natural resources.

Dropping BHP-Rio dream ‘disappointing’

BHP Billiton chair Don Argus said the group's decision to drop its plans to pursue rival Rio Tinto is "disappointing after many months of hard work".

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders