Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate

Mark Caruso has made a handsome profit from SA’s natural resources.

Australian mining executive and entrepreneur Mark Caruso has quite a reputation. He heads Perth-based mining company Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) that has two business interests in South Africa: a proposed ilmenite mine at Xolobeni on the Wild Coast in Pondoland, and the other a working mineral sands mine, Tormin, on the West Coast.

Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate
Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate

Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate

Mark Caruso has made a handsome profit from SA’s natural resources.

More men testing for HIV as Right to Care’s Me1st campaign takes root

More men testing for HIV as Right to Care’s Me1st campaign takes root

The NGO said men who have sex with men faced devastating stigma and discrimination in society but especially when seeking healthcare services.
I have brought back the law – Joburg Metro Police chief David Tembe

I have brought back the law – Joburg Metro Police chief David Tembe

He urged law-abiding community members report to the JMPD any crimes that they maybe aware of.
Former Bok captain Pienaar is giving back to SA

Former Bok captain Pienaar is giving back to SA

Named after a promise Pienaar made to Madiba, the Make a Difference (MAD) Leadership scholarship programme focuses on producing all-round leaders.
PICS: Early Care Foundation boosts local daycare centres

PICS: Early Care Foundation boosts local daycare centres

‘As soon as I started going for training [with ECF], my business changed for the better,’ says Alexandra creche owner Zanele Mothupi.
Chiefs-Pirates derby history runs deep

Chiefs-Pirates derby history runs deep

Donald ‘Ace’ Khuse predicts that Chiefs will win the day, but Andries Sebola is of the opinion it will be a draw with lots of goals.
Toyota’s Lensha Dlamini is in testosterone heaven

Toyota’s Lensha Dlamini is in testosterone heaven

Toyota SA’s advertising manager helps keep the company’s products on top of the charts.
Golfer Thandiwe Pringle has beaten the odds

Golfer Thandiwe Pringle has beaten the odds

Through perseverance, she has earned a place in the Special Olympics SA national team set to compete in Abu Dhabi in March.
Ghana’s cocoa fields reveal the bittersweet story of chocolate

Ghana’s cocoa fields reveal the bittersweet story of chocolate

While Cadbury reported a net income of R40bn in 2016, many of the farmers who grow their cocoa have never tasted chocolate.
I have the best job in racing – Kevin Somerville

I have the best job in racing – Kevin Somerville

The Drakenstein Stud manager – the man behind the winners – works with trainers to get best out of horses.
University of Joburg sports scientist Tshabalala living the dream

University of Joburg sports scientist Tshabalala living the dream

After growing up in Bendor in Polokwane, Tshabalala studied sports science at the University of Pretoria.
Prof Bonga Chiliza – A man on a mental health mission

Prof Bonga Chiliza – A man on a mental health mission

The recently appointed president of the South African Society of Psychiatrists aims to improve the care of patients and training of young doctors.
Johannesburg’s grandest old colonial club seeks new image

Johannesburg’s grandest old colonial club seeks new image

With its imposing columned facade, hunting trophies and oil portraits, the Rand Club in Johannesburg’s city centre is a relic of South Africa’s colonial and apartheid past.
New Aarto Act ‘an abomination’ – Justice Project SA’s Howard Dembovsky

New Aarto Act ‘an abomination’ – Justice Project SA’s Howard Dembovsky

‘I want to see law enforcement practiced properly,’ says the founder of the nonprofit organisation, while vowing to fight ‘the work of the devil.’
Medupe harnesses potential

Medupe harnesses potential

‘At this academy, we show the pupils the road does not end for them if they are not academic performers. We show them they can work on their stronger skills and develop them.’
Out-of-the-box agriculturist sprouts solutions for farming and land

Out-of-the-box agriculturist sprouts solutions for farming and land

This month Wandile Sihlobo was named Agriculturalist Of The Year by Agricultural Writers SA, which he only mentions casually in passing.
Imagine SA’s biggest political movements as siblings in a black family

Imagine SA’s biggest political movements as siblings in a black family

A local media personality hilariously characterises most of SA’s political movements as family members in a black family, and the result is hilarious.
The Border War veterans who fell through the cracks of reconciliation

The Border War veterans who fell through the cracks of reconciliation

’32 Battalion raped our women. They killed our brothers and sisters. It’s painful living with the legacy of their oppression.’
Ray Mordt: The unstoppable Bok

Ray Mordt: The unstoppable Bok

‘I never liked swerving away from the cover defence … I preferred to cut inside and keep the ball alive. Other than that, I’d run over or through them.’
Tattoos still taboo in Japan, Rugby World Cup players told

Tattoos still taboo in Japan, Rugby World Cup players told

Tattoos in Japan have been linked with criminality since the Edo Period and are now associated with members of Yakuza crime syndicates.
Pomfret, possibly the most depressing town in SA

Pomfret, possibly the most depressing town in SA

32 Battalion veterans from Angola have been left in limbo in this forgotten military town as the 3,000 Portuguese-speaking residents face an uncertain future.
How US war on drugs helped fight African wildlife poaching and corruption

How US war on drugs helped fight African wildlife poaching and corruption

There are two unique twists to the fall of Kenya’s most famous organised crime family, accused by the DEA of being major heroin and methamphetamine dealers.
Don’t tell me what to paint – Falko One

Don’t tell me what to paint – Falko One

The street artist paints elephants to stay away from ‘f***ing politics’ and ‘poverty porn’ after ‘witchcraft’ and serendipity colluded to set him on his path.
Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious

Brenda Kali, seeking to make companies more conscious

This inspiring woman plans to make upliftment a benchmark of business.
Man’s murder conviction overturned after he spends 12 years in prison

Man’s murder conviction overturned after he spends 12 years in prison

Samuel Nndwambi and other victims of miscarriages of justice say they will never be able to forgive the state.
Born a firefighter, growing into a hero

Born a firefighter, growing into a hero

‘If you love your job so much and you give it your all to the point where you are willing to get seriously hurt or die, it is a calling.’

 

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