Glencore offers bonds in Oz as it assesses local targets

The resources giant is selling debt down under for the first time following indications that it is looking to buy more Australian assets.

JSE aquiver over Glencore Xstrata

Mining giant heads to South African stock exchange for R700-billion listing.

Letters August 2 to 7 2013

From Julius Malema's Economic Freedom ­Fighters, Glencore Xstrata to why women leaders are our best export, readers express their views.

Limpopo: Vexed workers trigger mine chaos

The explosive situation at shafts in Limpopo puts a troubled sector under far greater strain

Glencore hiring workers as Amcu demands reinstatement

The company stands firm that dismissed workers will not be reinstated unless they reapply for their jobs, but Amcu says its members won't play ball.

Glencore Xstrata chrome mines disrupted by strikes

An alleged assault on an AMCU member has sparked unrest and led to the dismissal of 200 workers.

Undisclosed agreement with Glencore sets Eskom at ease

Eskom's sudden withdrawal of an objection to Glencore's merger with Xstrata, since coming to an agreement with the company, has puzzled observers.

Competition tribunal gives Glencore’s Xstrata takeover the go-ahead

The Competition Tribunal has given the green light to the proposed takeover of global miner Xstrata by commodities trader Glencore.

Eskom will not intervene in Glencore and Xstrata merger

Eskom has withdrawn its intervention in the multi-billion dollar merger between resource companies Glencore and Xstrata.

Giant merger puts wind up Eskom

The utility's dependence on local coal has triggered fears about the effects of the Xtrata-Glencore deal, writes Lisa Steyn.

Hearing of Glencore’s $33-bn Xstrata takeover postponed

A hearing by SA's competition tribunal on commodities trader Glencore's takeover of miner Xstrata has been postponed until next month, the court said.

Mega-miner deal set to close soon

The mooted merger between commodities trader Glencore and mining company Xstrata is likely to face few regulatory hurdles in South Africa.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.