South Africa has the opportunity to fundamentally change the way we operate our public transport system, if we take the opportunity that is staring us in the face.
Vincent Raseroka 18 Apr 2019
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations have walked away from a five-month strike no better off than their colleagues from other unions.
18 Apr 2019
The biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC).
18 Apr 2019
Private prosecutions for environmental crimes has always been a thorny issue in South African environmental law. In the recent case of Uzani Environmental Advocacy CC v BP Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, the Gauteng Division of the High Court in Pretoria found BP Southern Africa (BP) guilty of contravening the provisions of the National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA), which require fuel retailers to obtain environmental authorisations prior to commencing with any construction of filling stations that trigger certain listed activities.
Athi Jara 17 Apr 2019
Australian companies dominate African mining. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade counts 175 ASX-listed companies operating in 35 African countries. Professional services company PwC reckons there are more than 200, and that "a golden age of Australia-Africa relations has begun".
Julia Dehm 17 Apr 2019
The current challenges faced by Eskom "would have been worse", were it not for the contribution from renewable energy independent power producers, according Energy Minister, Jeff Radebe.
17 Apr 2019
A trading platform that makes it easy to buy ethically mined gold from artisans and small scale miners (ASM) across Africa and the developing world has been launched.
16 Apr 2019
Kusile and Medupi power stations continue to come under fire as poorly managed and ill-designed, remaining years behind completion dates amidst drastically rising costs that now stand at R300bn, by conservative estimates. Despite being the most expensive projects in the world, these stations are reportedly failing in reliability, achieving a 40% rate at best.
Makgopa Tshehla 15 Apr 2019