January 1, 1970

A small-town story of the resource curse

Anglo American recently announced that it will cut around 4 000 jobs at its Sishen mine in Kathu, Northern Cape. finweek considers why development dependent on […]
January 1, 1970

Court overturns Mugabe seizure of diamond miners

A Zimbabwean court has overruled President Robert Mugabe’s directive ordering miners out of Marange diamond fields and says the mines minister is in contempt of court. […]
January 1, 1970

Mugabe: Diamond smuggling cost Zim economy $13bn

The illicit diamond trade has cost Zimbabwe over $13bn, forcing the state to create a new company that’s taken control of deposits, according to President Robert […]
January 1, 1970

SA platinum output to drop 2% in 2016 – report

Disruption to platinum production – such as strikes and stoppages – will see SA coming out slightly lower in 2016 with a 2% fall in output, […]