Paul Burkhardt

Eskom’s application for price hike denied

The energy regulator has rejected Eskom's application to raise its electricity prices further this year.

Nene open to partners for Eskom plants

Treasury will consider partnerships with the private sector to extend some of SA's infrastructure build despite it being politically impossible.

Sasol synfuel production soars

The chemicals giant expects synfuel production for the year to fall in the upper end of the target range as it progresses a number of investments.

Mining minister says platinum industry ‘very close’ to strike solution

The mineral resources minister says parties are close to finding a solution to the platinum mining strike, although critics are skeptical of this.

Platinum talks seek to end longest South African mine strike

Meetings have resumed between Amcu and major platinum mines, but analysts are divided about whether an end to the three-month strike is in sight.

Platinum pay strike costs South Africa R400-million a day

While continued strikes in the platinum belt are costing the mines, the toll on the country is in fact higher says the Chamber of Mines.

Government resumes talks over platinum strike

Government-led talks between major platinum mines and dominant union Amcu have resumed in Pretoria as the strike enters its third day.

Eskom seeks to build on bond success

Eskom, which produces 95% of South Africa's electricity, will look to sell more debt as its projects to build more capacity remain on schedule.

Amcu to decide whether to strike at platinum mines

Mining union Amcu will meet with its members this week to decide whether to down tools at Anglo, Implats and Lonmin mines.

Glencore Xstrata’s diversity to attract JSE investors

Global metals producer Glencore Xstrata is set to draw strong demand for its stock from South African investors, says Investec Asset Management.

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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