Volkswagen said it has dropped a partnership with a US startup developing self-driving cars, Aurora, as it explores a broader alliance with Ford.
Having settled with Khulubuse Zuma, liquidators are set to file sequestration applications against his former co-directors and Bhana family members
Khulubuse Zuma and his fellow Aurora directors have been denied leave to appeal a ruling that found them personally liable for the gold mine's debts.
Overall responsibility for Marikana and Aurora rests at the highest level - that is where the buck should stop if anything is really to change, says Terry Bell.
NUM as well as the Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources have welcomed the judgement that directors of Aurora and their business associates must pay up.
The directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems, including Khulubuse Zuma and Zondwa Mandela, have been found guilty of stripping the assets of Pamodzi Gold's mines.
The high court in Pretoria will hear a claim against mining firm Aurora Empowerment Systems' directors for alleged asset-stripping of Pamodzi Gold mines' assets.
Aurora workers face another bleak Christmas because they are trapped in real poverty without food, electricity or water, says Cosatu in the North West.
President Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma says he was not responsible for the day-to-day management of Aurora and therefore cannot be blamed for its collapse.
The liquidators of the infamous Aurora Empowerment Systems have launched a sequestration application against Aurora director Thulani Ngubane after he resurfaced to make a “strikingly similar” bid to take control of the Gupta-linked VR Laser.
Khulubuse Zuma is to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal after a judge denied him and fellow directors leave to appeal the Aurora judgment.
Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath takes you through the stories that made the front pages across the country.
There has been a fair bit of passing the buck in both the Aurora and Marikana cases, says Terry Bell in his weekly Labour Wrap.
The guilty verdict against Aurora could pave the way for civil charges to be brought against Michael Hulley, President Jacob Zuma’s legal adviser, says Solidarity.
Judgment in the Aurora debacle has been reserved, as Judge Eberhard Bertelsmann questioned how Aurora intended running mining companies when it did not have enough money.
Judgment will be handed down in the North Gauteng High Court in an urgent application by Khulubuse Zuma to have claims of over R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.
Hostile elements are behind the campaign to sequestrate Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela and others, says the former finance director of liquidated mine Aurora.
President Jacob Zuma's office has declined to comment on a report alleging that he had a hand in securing an investment for his nephew's mining company.
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