The Budget presents a dilemma to the unions. Mboweni himself grappled with the conflicting demands, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.
They, and two co-accused, received a "final" postponement.
The court case against four former directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems for alleged environmental damages has again been postponed to allow their defence teams to make representations against the proceedings being broadcast.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed an application by Enver Mohamed Motala, a joint liquidator of several mining companies known as the Pamodzi Group, to be reinstated as a liquidator.
A report on the aftermath of the closure of Blyvooruitzicht reveals socioeconomic devastation as liquidators ignored legally binding protections.
The directors of Aurora intend to make a final attempt to avoid having to cough up more than R1.7bn for debts of the gold mine, says a union.
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 fate of Khulubuse Zuma, along with that of his co-directors at Aurora Empowerment Systems and their consultants, is set to be decided in a week-long court hearing.
The dismissal of Khulubuse Zuma's application to have claims of R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside is a victory for workers, trade union Solidarity says.
The Zuma-Mandela mining partnership is mercilessly fattening itself off the economically destitute, says Jan de Lange.
The Springs Regional Court in Gauteng is set to decide whether the case against the former directors of Aurora Empowerment Systems directors, accused of environmental violations, should be broadcast.
Zuma, Mandela and their two co-defendants are accused of causing environmental damage at Grootvlei gold mine after it was acquired by their company, Aurora Empowerment Systems, in late 2009.
Having failed to make his monthly payment for the collapsed Pamodzi mines, the president’s nephew stands accused of lying about his wealth.
Khulubuse Zuma has to pay R23m in damages to the liquidators of Pamodzi and Aurora mines while Solly, Fazel and Zubeida Bhana and Yaseem Theba have been sequestrated.
Fraud charges can be brought against all Aurora directors except President Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma, a high court judge has ruled.
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.
Khulubuse Zuma claims allegations levelled against him by trade unions distort the findings a 2013 inquiry into the affairs of Pamodzi Gold.
Jan de Lange says Aurora was more about scrap metal than mining.
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