Tongaat Hulett

Cremation, crime and cannabis

Sugar barons going down and the new marijuana Bill are timely distractions from thinking about the old man

Net closes on alleged Tongaat fraudsters

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is still deciding whether to prosecute the Tongaat Hulett executives — including its former chief executive...

Tongaat Hullet – sugar farming company to exit sugar farming

The 139 year old Tongaat Hullet will lease its estate out to black sugar farmers until they are sold for property development

Tongaat farmworkers face eviction

The first victims of the sugar giant’s accounting scandal — 5 000 of them — lose their jobs at the end of the month

Sugar barons’ greed costs workers

Past chief executives of Tongaat Hulett have left the company in debt, forcing the company to retrench up to 5 000 people

The Republic of Commissions could need just one more inquiry

This destruction of our state entities, as we know, was aided and abetted by the private sector parties that are meant to act as watchdogs

Sugar sector wants a sweeter deal

Despite intense debate about the protection the industry enjoys, it says it is up against a wall

Local officials destroy the fields of  dreams with callous disregard

​When people start protesting, it is usually the frustrated action of those who have been trying to get their local government to be accountable

Sugar producers brace for wage strike

Workers at Africa's two largest sugar producers will embark on a strike demanding an 11% pay increase.

New Zim land invasions raise concerns for foreign firms

Hundreds of illegal settlers have invaded sugar estates owned by Tongaat Hullet, raising concerns about the security of foreign investment.

Zim’s Tongaat Hulett invaders stay put

Zanu-PF says the war veterans' move on to land owned by Tongaat Hulett is illegal, but the vets claim they were promised land in return for votes.

War veterans eye share of Tongaat Hulett plantation

Former freedom fighters in Zimbabwe demand their reward in the form of sugarcane plots.

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Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

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Apartheid criminals still at large

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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.

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Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

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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