Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has shown its true colours. The world’s largest producer of platinum group metals (PGMs) has decided to dish out more than R6bn in dividends to shareholders, even as it plans to slash up to 3,700 jobs.   

This is a kick in the teeth for workers and the country, which is grappling with one of the world’s highest unemployment rates and a sluggish economy.  ..

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