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Nigerian oil company to raise $400-million for African expansion

Japail Oil & Maritime Services will raise money to expand into 12 countries in Africa over the next five years.

PIC says investment in oil explorer already paying off

South Africa's biggest fund manager is "in the money already" when it comes to returns on its multibillion-rand investment in Camac Energy.

Govt to take 20% free stake in new gas and oil

Government will take a stake in a new gas and oil venture, but energy companies say it could lead to significant delays in planned investment.

Shell debates Nigeria oil spill compensation – five years later

Shell has begun talks with Nigeria's Bodo community on compensation and a cleanup after the largest loss of a mangrove habitat caused by oil spills.

Shell offers $1.8bn for Cove Energy

Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy Cove Energy for £1.12-billion, outbidding PTT Exploration and Production for access to East Africa's gas reserves.

Shell feels the bite of Iran sanction with R1bn debt

Shell is struggling to pay off $1-billion that it owes Iran for crude oil because EU and US sanctions make it almost impossible to process payments.

Shell sizes up South Sudan for oil opportunities

Royal Dutch Shell is eyeing opportunities in South Sudan, which last July broke from Khartoum, taking with it two-thirds of Sudan's oil production.

Offshore Nigeria spill came amid tanker-loading

A faulty pipe from an offshore oil field run by Royal Dutch Shell PLC near Nigeria's coast spewed crude oil into the ocean for as much as 25 hours.

Gabon averts oil strike threat for now

Gabon's oil union has relaunched talks with the government about a dispute over the use of expatriate labour, averting the threat of a strike for now.

Nigeria’s oil-tainted Ogoni weary of blame game

The landscape of banana trees and a pineapple farm where some Ogoni live looks bleak, stained with oil, in air filled with dark smoke.

Shell oil leak ‘worst in North Sea since 2000’

The burst North Sea pipeline is not leaking nearly as much oil as the Gulf of Mexico spill last year, but it's the worst incident there in 10 years.

North Sea oil pipeline still leaking, says Shell

Shell said a North Sea pipeline continued to leak oil on Saturday and that it had been seeping crude for two days before the company declared it.


Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

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