×

We've got news for you.

Register on BusinessLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

The shoes of Pan African Resources’ COO melted shortly after he stepped out to inspect the firm’s recently acquired exploration prospect in Sudan.

“The temperatures outside were running at about 50°C. The soles of his shoes literally fell off,” says the firm’s CEO of eight years, Cobus Loots. Scrolling through his smartphone gallery, Loots shows a scene consisting of sky, an expanse of sand and some dark, ragged hills in the distance. “There’s nothing around,” says Loots. Except tons of gold, it should be added...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now