Breaking news: Court declares nuclear agreements unconstitutional
Breaking news: Court declares nuclear agreements unconstitutional

In a game-changing ruling, the Cape High Court has declared the nuclear build agreement between South Africa and Russia unlawful and unconstitutional.

1 day ago

Stillwater Mining Company
Stillwater shareholders approve acquisition by Sibanye

Having received approval from both sets of shareholders, all major conditions have been met to seal the acquisition deal between Sibanye and Stillwater Mining Company.

1 day ago

Sibanye gets shareholder go-ahead for Stillwater deal
Sibanye gets shareholder go-ahead for Stillwater deal

All resolutions for the approval and implementation of the proposed acquisition of Stillwater Mining Company were passed by the requisite majority of votes at Sibanye's general meeting today.

2 days ago

Source: The Centre for Environmental Rights
The CER wants Anglo/Seriti deal environmental documents made public

When Anglo American first announced its restructuring plans in February 2016, the Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) addressed an open letter to the company, calling on it to make key documents relating to the environmental implications of the sale and transfer of its coal and iron ore assets available to the public.

2 days ago

Abraham Cambridge, founder of The Sun Exchange
Powering Africa through blockchain crowdfunding

Africa is on the cusp of an energy revolution. We are seeing exceptional and pioneering solutions to how we generate, use, and pay for energy. There is a growing global understanding and acceptance of renewable power as a legitimate solution, and blockchain technology provides an equitable method of funding.

By Abraham Cambridge 2 days ago

Public Enterprises Minister blocks Molefe's millions
Public Enterprises Minister blocks Molefe's millions

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has pulled the plug on a move by Eskom to give its former chief executive, Brian Molefe, a R30.1-million pension payout.

3 days ago

Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions
Worthless mining waste could suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and reverse emissions

The Paris Agreement commits nations to limiting global warming to less than 2°C by the end of the century. However, it is becoming increasingly apparent that, to meet such a massive challenge, societies will need to do more than simply reduce and limit carbon emissions. It seems likely that large scale removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere may be called for: so-called “negative emissions”.

By Simon Redfern 3 days ago

Former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe
Eskom "shocked" at Treasury report leak

Eskom, said it was "shocked" that a preliminary Treasury report had once again been leaked to the media before the power utility had submitted its comments on the matter.

21 Apr 2017

Living in La La Land
Living in La La Land

Is South Africa still an investors' dream or are we living in La La Land?

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Apr 2017