End of the beginning

Empowerment group Safika Holdings feared for a while in 2001 it had missed out on the mining boom. Read more

Sod turning ceremony marks new era in manganese mining

South African manganese mining entered a new era today with the ceremonial sod turning of a majority black-owned managnese mine. The Tshipi Borwa mine near Mamatwan in the Northern Cape is one of the first mines to bring to fruition the government’s policy of distributing mining rights to a broader ownership for the benefit all South Africans. Read more

Tshipi é Ntle to create 500 jobs at new manganese mine

Mokgosi Nkoana, general manager of Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining, has announced the company will create some 500 new jobs at its new Tshipi Borwa mine in the Northern Cape. Read more

Northern Cape musicians to perform at mining showcase

The Ngwao Ya Tshona Traditional Dancers from the tiny Northern Cape village of Batlharoshave been selected to perform at the official sod-turning for the new Tshipi é Ntle manganese mine. The sod turning will take place on September 14, 2011.

New Manganese mine sod-turning to take place on September 14 in Northern Cape

The official sod-turning for South Africa’s newest manganese mine, the Tshipi Borwa Mine, will take place on September 14, 2011 near Mamatwan in the Northern Cape. Read more

Sakumzi Macozoma unlocking deep ambitions

So far Sakumzi ‘Saki’ Macozoma has been largely successful in his aim to fly “under the radar” as he seeks new investments in Australia. Read more

Construction on R1,5 Billion BEE-owned managnese mine to start in Northern Cape

Saki Macozoma’s BEE mining company Tshipi é Ntle announced today that its board has allocated US$200-million (R1,45-billion) for the creation of a new manganese mine near Hotazel in the Northern Cape.  Read more

Obituary – Soto Ndukwana: a man of principle and honour

Soto Ndukwana and I attended the funeral service of Sipho Hadebe, an ex-Robben Islander, in ­Soweto two months ago. Read more

Statement by Mr Saki Macozoma

It is with great sadness that Safika has learnt of the death of Mr. Soto Ndukwana, a friend, a colleague and a significant shareholder in Safika Holdings. His valuable contributions to the company will be sorely missed. Mr Ndukwana and his daughter 22-year-old daughter Zola Amzweni Baartman, died in a car accident near Bloemfontein on Wednesday November 24, 2010.  The directors, management and staff of Safika extend their sincere condolences to Mr. Ndukwana’s family. Read more

Frik Oosthuizen becomes chief executive of Safika Oosthuizens Transport

Safika Oosthuizens Transport (Pty) Ltd. has announced the appointment of Frik Oosthuizen as its new chief executive. Read more