Nicholas Van Hoogstraten

Zim: Hwange board faces axe

British mogul Nicholas van Hoogstraten has teamed up with Zimbabwe's mines minister to change the board of the coal-mining Hwange Colliery Company.

Zim: Hwange stalls on bailout

The cash strapped Hwange Colliery Company has again delayed a decision to accept a cash injection from British tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten.

Zim may ignore indigenisation law for tycoon

Property tycoon Nicholas van Hoogstraten is offering $50-million to bail out the Hwange colliery - a move which would give him the controlling stake.

Nicholas van Hoogstraten: Zimbabwe’s Mr Big

The British business community may be under threat in Zimbabwe, but one billionaire is flaunting his growing influence.


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

Tshwane water woes in court again

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

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