When business neglects to nurture real relationships with community stakeholders, a tragedy like Marikana can easily happen.
Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 14 Apr 2014 13:10
Once a year, I sit down to read the best of the previous year's investigative journalism. Judging the Taco Kuiper Award is a highlight of my calendar.
Anton Harber 4 Apr 2014 05:48
At times such as these, I want to sing the praise of those elements of our news media that show courage and doggedness.
Anton Harber 28 Mar 2014 05:43
'We in the churches deeply regret that certain clergy have ganged up against the public protector in the name of the church. They have done so without adequate knowledge of her reports and their...
Ed Herbst 24 Mar 2014 09:07
"And then, I must declare, 'Not in my name!'
"We should never allow expedience to triumph over our history and our values. Too much blood has been spilled and far too much pain endured in the...
Ed Herbst 19 Mar 2014 07:00
Renowned and respected human rights lawyer, advocate George Bizos has been appointed by the Primedia Group as the inaugural internal ombudsman.
Bizos has a reputation that is beyond reproach. He...
6 Mar 2014 11:41
If you were the judge in the Oscar Pistorius trial, would you allow cameras and cellphones into the courtroom?
Anton Harber 14 Feb 2014 06:49
All eyes will be on President Jacob Zuma tonight as he delivers his sixth State of the Nation Address and the last one for the current administration.
13 Feb 2014 07:37
With the mining industry stuttering between the drawn-out Marikana Commission hearings on the one hand, and its back-to-the-wall battle on the issue of wages and strikes on the other, the Alternative...
5 Feb 2014 14:08
'MMA has viewed the headline news bulletins from SABC1, SABC2 and SABC3 and can confirm that no mention of the booing incident was made in any of the bulletins.'
Ed Herbst 4 Feb 2014 15:46
The Dangerous Weapons Act 15 of 2013 ("the Act") was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma in July last year and came into force earlier this month. The Act prohibits the carrying of dangerous...
Nadia Mather 30 Jan 2014 12:26
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has reiterated a need for organised labour, organised business and government to consolidate social dialogue as the guiding principle.
23 Jan 2014 12:00
The ruling party is currently less popular with eligible voters than in November 2008.1
Issued by Ipsos 14 Jan 2014 12:21
According to Corobrik's managing director, Dirk Meyer, the company's performance in 2013 was pleasing notwithstanding the setbacks caused by the Marikana incident and civil unrest on the building...
13 Jan 2014 13:43
Webber Wentzel announced the winners of the fifteenth annual Legal Journalist of the Year Awards that recognise outstanding work in the field of legal journalism. The winners of three categories -...
8 Nov 2013 08:57
The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has received 98 written comments, most of which support the Removal of Adverse Credit Information, Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies said on Tuesday....
6 Nov 2013 09:21
PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has extended the tenure of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry to April next year.
5 Nov 2013 07:31
A ruling made at the High Court on 14 October 2013, that the state must pay the legal costs for the survivors of the Marikana Massacre, is a great victory for the workers, their families and for...
22 Oct 2013 08:31
Legal Aid South Africa will provide funding for the legal representation of the injured and arrested miners at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.
16 Oct 2013 08:16
Following setbacks caused in 2012 by the Marikana massacre and the high-profile Oscar Pistorius murder trial early this year‚ South Africa's reputation in the eyes of the developed-world's consumers...
Karl Gernetzky 27 Sep 2013 10:13
PRETORIA: Police have managed over 12,300 public protest during the 2012/13 financial year.
25 Sep 2013 07:16
The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) upheld a complaint against SABC's Lotus FM station about a radio drama that contained a discussion on the relationship between Israel and...
17 Sep 2013 08:14
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is in the United Kingdom to promote investment, especially in South Africa's mining industry. Motlanthe left South Africa for the UK on Saturday.
16 Sep 2013 10:54
I fail to understand why it should take the deaths of 44 people - and a year of mourning for the lost loved-ones - to get someone to do something about housing in an area that should be awash with...
Paddy Hartdegen 11 Sep 2013 08:28
Sustainability, transformation and competitiveness were the keywords at the 2013 Mining Lekgotla, ran from 27-29 August in Johannesburg.
Janine Erasmus 30 Aug 2013 09:17
Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Jeff Radebe on Thursday gave the details of the funding for the Marikana and Arms Procurement Commissions.
23 Aug 2013 08:47
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Thursday (22 August) called on President Jacob Zuma to extend the deadline of the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.
23 Aug 2013 07:50
Former president Thabo Mbeki's legal representation will be covered by the State Attorney at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry, Justice Minister Jeff Radebe said on Thursday (23 August).
23 Aug 2013 07:23
It is almost impossible to divorce the powerful history of mining from the South African story. From the diamond fields of Kimberley to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the...
SRK Consulting (SA) 21 Aug 2013 07:59
The Constitutional Court yesterday turned down a request for leave to appeal brought by lawyers representing the injured and arrested miners in the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.
20 Aug 2013 10:34
Chepape Makgato is used to pushing hard to get what he wants. This includes using his own initiative to approach artist David Krut for an internship at his studio, starting a community art...
Issued by Boston College 19 Aug 2013 12:31
The executive director of the Bench Marks Foundation, John Capel, says very little has changed for the mineworkers and those living in Marikana a year after the massacre that took the lives of more...
19 Aug 2013 09:30
The chairperson of the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on the Marikana Tragedy, Minister in the Presidency Collins Chabane, has called for calm, reconciliation and unity as the country marks the...
16 Aug 2013 11:51
In an attempt to restore calm in the mining sector and reassure investors, South Africa on Wednesday launched the Mine Crime Combating Forum (MCCF).
15 Aug 2013 17:56
The fatal shooting of a Lonmin union leader on the eve of the anniversary of the Marikana tragedy undermines peace efforts and calls for united action, says North West Premier Thandi Modise.
14 Aug 2013 07:25
PRETORIA: The fatal shooting of a Lonmin union leader on the eve of the anniversary of the Marikana tragedy undermines peace efforts and calls for united action, says North West Premier Thandi Modise....
13 Aug 2013 10:47
The National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, has said she plans to visit mining communities in a bid to heal the rift caused by the Marikana tragedy.
12 Aug 2013 09:34
CAPE TOWN: The National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, on Sunday, 11 August 2013, said she plans to visit mining communities in a bid to heal the rift caused by the Marikana tragedy.
12 Aug 2013 09:04
RUSTENBURG: Home to the two largest platinum mines and the largest platinum refinery in the world, Rustenburg is no doubt one of the engines that drive South Africa's economy.
5 Aug 2013 11:42
The South African Police Service in the North West continues to monitor and maintain stability in the North West Platinum Belt.
31 Jul 2013 15:08
JOHANNESBURG: Is the future of mining threatened in South Africa? Is the country about to lose its status as the continent's mining power house? And what is the government doing to address skills...
29 Jul 2013 07:53
Lonmin's platinum sales for the three months to June were down 45.9%, to 81,382 ounces while its platinum production dropped by 8%, the company said on Thursday (25 July).
26 Jul 2013 10:19
The Sanlam Journalist of the Year awards were announced on 18 July 2013, with Jan de Lange of Sake24 scooping the 2012 Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year and the Markets and Companies category....
23 Jul 2013 08:32
On 11 July 2013, the JSE hosted the second discussion forum [THE INSIDERS] held by Glacier by Sanlam and TIME magazine. The panel, which debated, inter alia, South Africa's economy, growth prospects...
22 Jul 2013 17:55
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) on Thursday (18 July) reported a 2% year-on-year increase in group equivalent refined platinum production of 594 koz for the second quarter ended June‚ with...
18 Jul 2013 11:52
Retail trade sales measured in constant (2012) prices increased by 6.2% year-on-year (y/y) in May from a revised 2.0% (1.9%) y/y increase in April‚ figures from Statistics SA showed on Wednesday, 17...
18 Jul 2013 07:28
The Marikana Commission of Inquiry resumed its hearings in Centurion this morning.
15 Jul 2013 12:54
In many ways, Marikana was an object lesson in how not to handle a labour dispute...
Johan Poolman 24 Jun 2013 10:18
PRETORIA: In an unprecedented meeting held in Pretoria on Friday, 14 June 2013, government and key players in the mining sector agreed on a plan to work together to ensure the sustainability of the...
18 Jun 2013 06:58
PRETORIA: Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, appealing to a very disparate audience to solve one of the country's thorniest problems, moved closer on Friday, 14 June 2013, to averting a potential...
18 Jun 2013 06:50
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