Trust Information



The current Trustees of the Q(h)ubeka Trust are:

Mr Goolam Aboobaker
Mr John Doidge
Ms Alicia Kistan
Dr Sophia Kisting-Cairncross

Trust Deed


The Trust Deed is a legal document that sets out the following in respect of the Trust and/or Trustees:

  • The legal basis for the creation of the Trust;
  • The primary object of the Trust;
  • The appointment, duties and responsibilities of Trustees;
  • The legal capacity of the Trust;
  • The qualifying criteria for a claim, the basis for calculating a claim and methods of paying compensation.


The Trust Deed was agreed between attorneys representing ex gold mineworkers, Leigh Day & Company and MbuyisaNeale Attorneys, and Anglo American South Africa Limited (AASA) and AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGA).


The Trust Deed is available in the following languages:

Current Developments

The Trustees of  Q(h)ubeka Trust wish to utilize Trust data to enable research that will contribute to scientific advancement, and the sharing of crucial knowledge of the challenges and lessons learnt in implementing the claims process, including the social and gender components. The Trust’s Research Policy Statement which sets out the principles for research and access to data, can be found on this link.  Parties interested in research should write to the Trust Manager on for more information.