Eskom chairperson Zola Tsotsi, who recently resigned from the utility’s board, was on a mission of his own to save South Africa from its crippling power shortage.
Dewald van Rensburg
There will be more than two “correct” definitions of black ownership in the mining industry vying for approval in the courts this month.
South Africa is starting to put money behind fuel cell power generation technology in the hopes of creating a whole new market for its most valuable resource, platinum.
A group of mine workers are suing Sasol Mining for compensation related to lung diseases – the first such case outside the gold sector.
The public sector wage talks this week came full circle, with government now finally offering the same 5.8% increase it started with months ago.
“I am an industrialist,” says Ndaba Ntsele, chair and co-founder of the Pamodzi Group, president of the Black Business Council (BBC) and one of the leading figures behind the black industrialist movement currently taking shape.
It was the so-called war room headed by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa that leaned on the Eskom board to do something drastic this week.
In little more than a week from now, the Chamber of Mines will unveil the new platinum fuel cell attached to its headquarters in the Johannesburg CBD.
The president’s nephew Khulubuse Zuma this week lost his latest bid to escape liability for the Pamodzi-Aurora disaster.
In his budget speech this week, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene emphasised the importance of keeping SA fiscal policy progressive – that is, geared at redistributing resources from the rich to the poor. His tax proposals support this principle by raising taxes for the rich. But in truth, it is far more complicated than that.
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Cosatu spin doctor Patrick Craven will be remembered as one of the best propagandists who marshaled the federation in supporting Jacob Zuma’s march to power.
One of South Africa’s most exciting soccer stars, Jabu Mahlangu, once opened up about his alcohol addiction, saying that things got so bad, there were times he was drunk when he took to the pitch.