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Eskom has withdrawn its intervention in the multi-billion dollar merger between resource companies Glencore and Xstrata.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


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