Despite intense debate about the protection the industry enjoys, it says it is up against a wall
When people start protesting, it is usually the frustrated action of those who have been trying to get their local government to be accountable
Workers at Africa’s two largest sugar producers will embark on a strike demanding an 11% pay increase.
Hundreds of illegal settlers have invaded sugar estates owned by Tongaat Hullet, raising concerns about the security of foreign investment.
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.
Former freedom fighters in Zimbabwe demand their reward in the form of sugarcane plots.
Zimbabwe government officials are allegedly debating whether to expropriate Tongaat Hulett’s farmlands.
Rescue officials say there are no more construction workers trapped beneath the collapsed shopping mall north of Durban.
One person is reported dead and 29 injured so far after a roof collapse at a shopping mall in Tongaat, north of Durban.
About 50 workers are feared trapped under rubble after the roof of a shopping mall collapsed in Tongaat, north of Durban, says paramedics.
Saviour Kasukuwere, indigenisation and empowerment minister, has turned up the heat on sugar grower Tongaat Hulett over its Hippo Valley unit.
Tongaat Hulett’s sugar operations in Zimbabwe comprise the wholly owned Triangle Sugar operation and its 50.3% holding in Hippo Valley Estates.
Agricultural and agri-processing business Tongaat Hulett had a mixed year, according to its annual results for the year ending March 31, 2011.
Anglo American on Thursday said it had sold its 49,5% stake in sugar producer Tongaat Hulett for R523-million to unnamed investors.
President Robert Mugabe rejected fresh calls for economic reform at a rare meeting with the heads of Zimbabwe’s largest business groups this week.
Firmer world markets helped keep the JSE in the black by midday on Monday, offsetting losses in the gold-mining index that were sparked by negative news from Gold Fields. Gold Fields’s share price weakened R2,81, or 2,43%, to R112,75 after it earlier reported that the current electricity crisis puts 6 900 Gold Fields jobs at risk.