OIL

Giant new refinery: curse or boon?

Saudi’s Aramco is planning an oil refinery in South Africa, but experts say the magaproject is risky

Aramco, the world’s biggest polluter, goes to market

The Saudi-owned company aims to list 5% of its shares on the Riyadh-based bourse in December

Border closure has mixed impact for Nigeria’s economy

The most visible winner from the closure is the Nigerian treasury, which has benefited from the falling cost of petrol subsidies

US ‘locked and loaded’ after Saudi attacks as oil prices surge

It is the first time Donald Trump has hinted at a potential American military response to drone attacks, which slashed Saudi oil production by half

How has war affected Syria’s oil and gas sector?

The eight-year war has seen the capital lose control of major oil fields, making the country lose billions of dollars

Elemental power is fuelling a new world order

Germany and China lead the way, and now South Africa is starting to see that renewable energy could be its ‘saviour’

Editorial: Oil find a mixed blessing

'Offshore rigs have made some countries rich. They have also proven to be the feeding ground for corrupt elites'

OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Qatar to quit Saudi-dominated OPEC in 2019

The decision was 'technical and strategic' and had 'nothing to do with the 'blockade', says Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

Angola bets on largest-ever offshore oil investment

Angola was badly hit by the oil-price plunge in 2014

France’s Total has officially left Iran

​French energy giant Total has officially quit its multi-billion-dollar gas project in Iran, says Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh

Europe’s energy giants reap benefits of oil price surge

Rising oil prices can push up inflation, but first, they translate into rising revenues and profits for energy majors and producer nations

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories