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Marikana mine. Image: Sibanye-Stillwater
Sibanye-Stillwater restructures Lonmin B-BBEE arrangementArticle

Sibanye-Stillwater has restructured the heavily indebted broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) structure it inherited when it bought Lonmin in 2019...

15 Apr 2021

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr Brainwash
Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art includes works by Banksy, Mr BrainwashArticle

Strauss & Co's upcoming auction of contemporary art, which will be up for sale on 13 April 2021, includes original works by Banksy and Mr Brainwash as well as an early assemblage work by Simphiwe Ndzube.

13 Apr 2021

Xoli Mngambi joins Newzroom Afrika to anchor morning show
Xoli Mngambi joins Newzroom Afrika to anchor morning showArticle

Award-winning television journalist and news anchor Xoli Mngambi will be joining Newzroom Afrika from 1 October 2020 as the host of Newsfeed AM between 9am and midday, from Mondays to Thursdays...

Issued by Newzroom Afrika 15 Sep 2020

#YouthMonth: What do all these #movements want?
#YouthMonth: What do all these #movements want?Article

One of the things that the outbreak of Covid-19 has made clear is that all of us are in the same boat, whether we like it or not. What happens in China affects all of us. What happens in the US affects all of us. What happens in South Africa affects all of us...

Charles Siboto 12 Jun 2020

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now
The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax nowArticle

The 7 best South African hits to stream on Showmax now are: Gomora, How To Steal A Country, (Sh)e, Loving Thokoza, The Beautiful People and Kings of Mulberry Street...

Issued by Showmax 26 May 2020

A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A Country
A must-watch this Freedom Day: Zupta documentary How To Steal A CountryArticle

The Guptagate documentary How To Steal A Country is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for the Freedom Day long weekend, with early reviews calling it "An excellent documentary, one of the best ever made in our country"...

Issued by Showmax 24 Apr 2020

Police Minister Bheki Cele
Law enforcement brutality vs the lawArticle

Many countries around the world implemented various drastic measures to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. South Africa has effected such measures, including a national lockdown in order to save lives, despite the economic repercussions...

Mthokozisi Maphumulo, 2 Apr 2020

Marikana mine. Source: Sibanye-Stillwater
Covid-19 report at Sibanye Stillwater a hoaxArticle

Sibanye-Stillwater says a social media post that there is a confirmed case of Covid-19 at its operations is a hoax...

23 Mar 2020

Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in Maboneng
Rea Moeti starts shooting next Showmax Original comedy in MabonengArticle

Woke In Progress, Showmax's second Original scripted comedy, is now shooting in Johannesburg...

Issued by Showmax 9 Oct 2019

Marikana platinum mine
Sibanye-Stillwater in Marikana restructuring talksArticle

Sibanye-Stillwater is speaking to its various stakeholders about restructuring its Marikana operations due to ongoing financial losses and some of its shafts reaching the end of their economic life...

25 Sep 2019

Ambiguity of the transformation rules made it possible for mining companies to renege on their commitments. Shutterstock
Disconnect between business and state contributed to Marikana massacreArticle

The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in South Africa...

15 Aug 2019

Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's MonthArticle

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 12 Aug 2019

Attitudes towards land occupations have to change, say researchers
Attitudes towards land occupations have to change, say researchersArticle

"Marikana can be transformed, made a safe and a better place for the people living in it," said Lauren Royston, a researcher at the Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI)...

Velani Ludidi 30 Jul 2019

Local communities have taken advantage of campaign trail visits by leaders such as President Cyril Ramaphosa | Epa/Kim Ludbrook
Local radio is plugging gaps in South Africa's mainstream media coverageArticle

Beyond the choreographed photo opportunities and big rallies, there is a local dimension to South Africa's election campaign that is going largely unnoticed by the national media. As a result, important insights into political dynamics are being missed...

Franz Krüger 7 May 2019

7 of the best local hits to stream now
7 of the best local hits to stream nowArticle

Here's a list of seven of the best local hits on Showmax this month...

Issued by Showmax 29 Apr 2019

Lonmin case shows how hard it is to hold mines to account
Lonmin case shows how hard it is to hold mines to accountArticle

In February, the North West High Court rejected the application from the Mining Forum of South Africa, representing the Bapo-Ba-Mogale community, to declare the minister responsible for mineral resources in breach of his statutory obligation...

Wilmien Wicomb 26 Apr 2019

Challenge to apartheid-era Intimidation Act
Challenge to apartheid-era Intimidation ActArticle

General Alfred Moyo, an activist in Makause informal settlement in the east of Johannesburg, is at the centre of a court case that challenges the constitutionality of part of the Intimidation Act of 1982...

Zoë Postman 28 Feb 2019

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#OrchidsandOnions: A cutting-edge campaignArticle

An Orchid to Gillette for putting an issue out there, and DA, you get the 'How Not to Win Friends and Influence People' Onion for this week...

Brendan Seery 22 Jan 2019

Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigation
Lonmin says it is a victim of vexatious litigationArticle

The Mining Forum of South Africa has applied to the North West High Court to have the mining licences suspended of Lonmin, as well as Eastern Platinum and Western Platinum (both controlled by Lonmin)...

Ciaran Ryan 29 Oct 2018

Bid to have Lonmin's mining licence suspended
Bid to have Lonmin's mining licence suspendedArticle

The Mining Forum of SA heads to the North West High Court, Mahikeng, this week in a bid to have Lonmin's mining licence suspended...

Ciaran Ryan 24 Oct 2018

EPA/Kevin Sutherland
Marikana: it's time Ramaphosa moved on accountability and reparationsArticle

The 2012, in South Africa's North West Province, in which 34 miners were killed by the police, remains an unhealed scar in post democratic South Africa...

Mia Swart 16 Aug 2018

Mines urged to put workers' dignity, safety first
Mines urged to put workers' dignity, safety firstArticle

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says the mining sector must transform to ensure that workers' rights, dignity, health and safety are not compromised...

16 Aug 2018

Annual Labour Law Conference opens this week
Annual Labour Law Conference opens this weekArticle

The 31st Annual Labour Law Conference will open in Kempton Park on Thursday, 16 August, marking the 6th anniversary of the Marikana Massacre...

14 Aug 2018

Professor Fred Cawood
CSMI and Wits Mining Institute explore sustainabilityArticle

Collaboration between the Wits University's Centre for Sustainability in Mining and Industry and the Wits Mining Institute will focus on research and development into responsible mining for the 21st century...

18 Jun 2018

Finalists announced for Sikuvile Awards
Finalists announced for Sikuvile AwardsArticle

The finalists in 13 of the 17 categories in the Sikuvile Journalism Awards 2018 have been decided...

28 May 2018

Cape Town academics win international competition
Cape Town academics win international competitionArticle

Researchers from UCT GSB have won a prestigious international case writing competition with a study on Lonmin Plc Mining and responsible investment in the aftermath of the Marikana tragedy...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 May 2018

Photo: Oupa Nkosi
Why is this 290-bed North West hospital catering for just 19 patients?Article

The National Health, Education and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has threatened to make its strike in North West a national issue if Premier Supra Mahumapelo does not resign...

Pontsho Pilane 22 May 2018

Business should be obsessed with state building, says Bonang Mohale
Business should be obsessed with state building, says Bonang MohaleArticle

South Africa has been given a second - and last - chance following the appointment of a new president, says Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership SA...

9 May 2018

How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better deal
How to ensure communities living near mining activities get a better dealArticle

The South African government and the Chamber of Mines are in the process of formulating a new Mining Charter. The charter serves as a blueprint for transforming the mining industry. Its primary aim is to benefit people who were disadvantaged under colonialism and apartheid...

Ross Harvey 8 May 2018

AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming deal
AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming dealArticle

Every week a specially selected African documentary will be available on Channel24 to stream...

16 Apr 2018

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#LibertyRadioAwards2018: All the winners!Article

On Saturday, 14 April 2018, winners of the eighth rendition of the country's radio awards, held at the Sandton Convention Centre, were deemed examples of excellent in radio and fine-tuned talent...

14 Apr 2018

Finalists for 2018 Liberty Radio Awards announced
Finalists for 2018 Liberty Radio Awards announcedArticle

The finalists for the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards have been announced...

19 Mar 2018

Photo: Sibanye
Sibanye files submission for Lonmin deal, even as Amcu threatens court actionArticle

As the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) steps up its campaign against Sibanye-Stillwater's all-share bid for Lonmin, threatening to interdict the deal...

Allan Seccombe 19 Mar 2018

How corporate social responsibility projects can be derailed
How corporate social responsibility projects can be derailedArticle

Big companies operating in developing countries often use corporate social responsibility initiatives to position themselves as development agents and friends of the host communities...

Olorunjuwon Samuel 13 Mar 2018

Six arrested for killings in Marikana
Six arrested for killings in MarikanaArticle

A police operation has led to the arrest of six suspects who are thought to be behind the killings of people in Marikana, North West, five years ago, says Police Minister Fikile Mbalula...

12 Feb 2018

Photo: Royal Bafokeng Platinum
One person shot dead in protest at RBPlat mine on Wednesday nightArticle

A person was shot dead near Royal Bafokeng Platinum's (RBPlat's) North Shaft on Wednesday evening, during a protest by about 100 people including former employees of the company...

Allan Seccombe 12 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Sustainability reporting and performance - observations and trends
#BizTrends2018: Sustainability reporting and performance - observations and trendsArticle

Large companies continue to face an increasing number of sustainability reporting requirements, both internally and externally, every year...

Simon Clarke 7 Jan 2018

Sanral makes travelling easier for tag holders
Sanral makes travelling easier for tag holdersArticle

The South African Roads Agency (Sanral) has released a list of conventional toll plazas where tags are accepted for electronic payment...

22 Dec 2017

The dangers of being a defender of environmental justice in South Africa
The dangers of being a defender of environmental justice in South AfricaArticle

The fifth anniversary of the Marikana mine massacre on 16 August 2017 serves as a stark reminder...

Kirsten Youens 25 Aug 2017

Nicolaides, Mortlock and Lindeque in action.
#WomensMonth: Inside the truth of the female-strong EWN newsroomArticle

Your worst nightmares often form the harsh realities of daily work life for the females in Primedia Broadcasting's EWN newsroom. While they spend their days telling other people's tales, I got them to share a few of their own...

Leigh Andrews 25 Aug 2017

Trade unions in focus at Labour Law Conference
Trade unions in focus at Labour Law ConferenceArticle

The 30th annual Labour Law Conference, being held from 2-3 August 2017 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni, will focus on the future of trade unions in South Africa in its plenary session...

13 Jul 2017

Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announcedArticle

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

26 Jun 2017

Writers on shortlist for the Alan Paton award
Sunday Times Literary Awards announces shortlistArticle

The 2017 Sunday Times Literary Awards has announced shortlisted books for the Barry Ronge Prize (fiction) and the Alan Paton Award (non-fiction) and the winners will be announced on Wednesday, 24 June...

16 May 2017

R2.4bn programme to light up Ekurhuleni
R2.4bn programme to light up EkurhuleniArticle

Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mzwandile Masina has announced a R2.4bn programme for the electrification of informal settlements across Ekurhuleni, with over 16,000 households to be completed by the end of this financial year...

19 Apr 2017

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