Oil Spills

Local fishermen unhappy at BP Gulf spill jobs offers

For fishermen whose livelihoods are threatened by the oil leak, the offer of jobs by energy giant BP to help clean up the spill

Shell spills nearly 14 000 tonnes of oil in Nigeria

Royal Dutch Shell spilled nearly 14 000 tonnes of crude oil into the creeks of the Niger Delta last year, the company has announced.

Oil spill costs mount for US economy, companies

The oil gushing unchecked from an undersea well in the Gulf of Mexico could permanently scar coastal lands and bring down some energy companies.

BP chief faces Washington grilling

Tony Hayward meets United States politicians and regulators as criticism of oil giant's reaction to well blow-out mounts.

Weather hampers oil spill efforts in Gulf of Mexico

High winds and rough seas hampered efforts on Saturday to prevent an oil slick from reaching US shores and wreaking enormous environmental damage.

Oil slick expected to hit US coastal reserve

An oil slick from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to reach a wildlife reserve at the mouth of the Mississippi River on Thursday.


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