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  • De Beers awards first contract for R20bn mine expansion
    Construction company Murray & Roberts has become one of the first beneficiaries of diamond giant De Beers' R20-billion expansion of its Venetia mine in South Africa, winning a R2.6-billion contract to develop the shafts, tunnels and associated infrastructure for the new underground operation.
  • Habana on standby for Commonwealth Games
    Bryan Habana, the Springboks' all-time leading try scorer, was placed on standby for the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday after his French club, Toulon, decided belatedly to release him for the Games.
  • R90m fund for black South African filmmakers
    Help is at hand for emerging black South African filmmakers trying to break into the industry, in the form of a new fund that will bankroll the full R5-million production and marketing budget of six qualifying feature films a year for the next three years.
  • Plenty at stake for Proteas in Colombo test
    There is plenty at stake for Hashim Amla and company going into the second and final test in Colombo on Thursday. Victory would secure South Africa's second series win in Sri Lanka - and see the Proteas regain the number one spot in the world test cricket rankings.
  • Global Watch to 'red-card racism in sport'
    South African activist, politician and businessman Tokyo Sexwale was joined by former president Thabo Mbeki, former cricket administrator Ali Bacher and Comrades Marathon legend Bruce Fordyce at the Johannesburg launch of a new global initiative to tackle discrimination in sport on Monday.