How South Africa is affected by the corona virus

AThere is hardly a place in Cape Town on a Friday afternoon where there is more going on than on the taxi rank at the Grand Parade. It is the pulse artery of local public transport. Hundreds of minibuses stand in long rows on the roof of the main station, bumper to bumper. They are […]

What the mining companies have from the rising gold price

Mine workers in a mine at the world’s second largest gold deposit, South Deep, in Westonaria, South Africa. Image: Bloomberg The high gold price spurred the shares of the mining companies. The largest deposits in the world rest in South Africa – but deep underground, difficult to develop. SThe gold mine index on the Johannesburg […]