Jagersfontein (disaster)

*The tailings dam has come under past scrutiny for its environmental impacts and potential stability. It officially closed in 1969 but had operated for decades as an open pit mine after its discovery in the late 1800s, according to a 2013 biodiversity assessment prepared for Jagersfontein Developments Ltd. The firm bought the mine site in… Continue reading Jagersfontein (disaster)

Covid-19 – SMEs

  The disruption brought on by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has left many small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) across the world uncertain about their future.    It is against this backdrop that President Ramaphosa’s announcement of R1 billion funding from the Rupert Family and Remgro Limited resulted in cautious hope amongst many SMEs across the country. *… Continue reading Covid-19 – SMEs

Sabido – Remgro – Rupert

Remgro is an investment holding company with a diverse investment portfolio across more than 30 investee companies.   Remgro and Dr Anton Rupert -  (Reddingsdaadbond fonds).   The B-BBEE is the same concept is just another name to get funding for the elites. Originally established in the 1940s by the late Dr Anton Rupert as a tobacco… Continue reading Sabido – Remgro – Rupert

Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) – B-BBEE

  Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited (HCI) is a black empowerment investment holding company which is listed in the financial sector on the JSE Securities Exchange South Africa. HCI’s major shareholder is the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union.    The group is involved in a diverse group of investments including hotel and leisure; interactive gaming;… Continue reading Hosken Consolidated Investments (HCI) – B-BBEE

Malema: Ramaphosa – Rupert

  Did the citizens of Soweto paid their electricity bills? "The municipality is unable to close him down because they are scared of him, because Rupert is the father of their president (Cyril Ramaphosa) and all their leaders," Malema said.   He urged EFF supporters and members to pay Rupert a visit and ask him when… Continue reading Malema: Ramaphosa – Rupert

Dakar 1986-.. – Notes of H Giliomee

Notice the "AB member" recently at the Bond meeting between other "familiar faces of parliament and so-called leaders" when Ramaphosa addressed them on behalf of "Afrikaners".   One of the many elders was presented to the cameras as Hermann.    Ironical, the club members make sure they have a (so-called) mandate to speak and make decisions… Continue reading Dakar 1986-.. – Notes of H Giliomee

Afrikanerbond – Johann Rupert – Remgro – Richemont

  Johann Rupert, the chair of Remgro and Richemont who has always been vocal about his loyalty to SA (his private plane bears the national springbok symbol), has started to doubt the country’s future.    His children live in England — he thinks it’s better that way. "When they are here [in SA] we don’t sleep.… Continue reading Afrikanerbond – Johann Rupert – Remgro – Richemont

Floyd Shivambu and Johann Rupert

  Floyd Shivambu  of the EFF says he has no relationship with Johann Rupert, but spent an afternoon during 2017 at his exclusive wine estate in Stellenbosch discussing potential business plans with one of South Africa's richest men, Johann Rupert.   In the past, the EFF labelled Rupert as "the enemy" and named him as the… Continue reading Floyd Shivambu and Johann Rupert