Uncut Diamonds

God’s tears add a sparkle to zama-zamas’ lives

It’s a hard life being an illegal artisanal miner near Kimberley but now there are signs they may become recognised

Diamonds are not forever

The notion of peak diamonds depends on supply and demand – and new discoveries.

Diamond surge a ‘flash in the pan’

Industry leaders say that the current demand is not sustainable, and predict that prices will taper off towards the latter half of 2016.

Rough diamonds are a Rasta’s best friend

A devotee of Haile Selassie travels from Cape Town to arid Namaqualand to try his luck at finding a fortune.

Court finds Ractliffe not guilty in diamonds case

Former Nelson Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe was on Wednesday found not guilty on a charge of possession of uncut diamonds.

Ractliffe pleads not guilty in uncut-diamonds case

Former Nelson Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of uncut diamonds.

Ractliffe case disrupted by power failure

The case of former Mandela Children's Fund trustee Jeremy Ractliffe, who faces charges relating to uncut diamonds, has been postponed.

Diamond beneficiation in SA to get govt boost

Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant has outlined plans to boost South Africa's fledgling diamond cutting and polishing industry.

Ractliffe diamonds case postponed

Former trustee of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund Jeremy Ractliffe, who faces charges relating to uncut diamonds, appeared in court on Wednesday.

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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