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South Africa falls to small percentage of AngloGold output

By: Martin Creamer     20th February 2018 South African gold mines now represent around 13% of the AngloGold Ashanti portfolio, AngloGold Ashanti CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan (Venkat)... 

AngloGold Ashanti 2017 results presentation covered by Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Duane Daws. Video: Darlene Creamer. Video Editing: Christo Greyling.
 Ramaphosa's plan for SOEs

Ramaphosa's plan for SOEs

By: News24Wire      20th February 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed more details of how he plans to fix State-owned enterprises (SOEs), and he will be considering proposals by... 

 Lifestyle audits on government politicians, public servants set to start - Ramaphosa

Lifestyle audits on government politicians, public servants set to start - Ramaphosa

By: African News Agency      20th February 2018 Tests on whether the lifestyles of politicians and public officials in South Africa match their incomes are set to become the norm, President Cyril... 

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Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

Zuma's time is up – but what does it mean for South Africa?

15th February 2018 South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) is mired in a serious leadership crisis, and President Jacob Zuma faces an ignominious end to his... 

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

The choices Ramaphosa has to make

15th February 2018 As I sit to write this month’s missive, it seems the Zuma moment will be behind us soon. As I write, I am listening to a news bulletin in which it... 

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

SA would do well to heed Chile’s lessons in supporting mining sector

15th February 2018 The looming judicial review of the government’s controversial Mining Charter this month sharpens attention on what works, and what doesn’t, in... 

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

The Way Forward for a New South African Presidency

14th February 2018 The ANC has officially taken the decision to remove Jacob Zuma from his post as president of South Africa. However, Zuma has so far refused to go... 

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SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

SARB to launch commemorative banknotes in honour of Nelson Mandela's centenary

By: Simone Liedtke     12th February 2018 The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will this year launch a set of commemorative South African banknotes, which will cover all denominations -... 

 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018: Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World

12th February 2018 More than 3,000 leaders from over 100 countries came together to focus on finding ways to reaffirm international cooperation on crucial shared... 

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

UNCTAD Toolbox: Delivering Results

12th February 2018 Since its foundation more than 50 years ago, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – UNCTAD – has been a key partner supporting... 

Public Protector's Vrede Report

Public Protector's Vrede Report

9th February 2018 Report no 31 of 2017/8 on an investigation into complaints of maladministration against the Free State Department of Agriculture in respect of... 

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SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

SACP: SACP calls on the Public Protector to investigate Mashaba's alleged corruption

21st February 2018 The South African Communist Party (SACP) in Gauteng Province calls on the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane to urgently and promptly... 

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

DA: James Lorimer says Mineral Resources Committee agrees to full-scale State Capture Inquiry after another Zwane no-show

21st February 2018 The DA is pleased that the Mineral Resources Portfolio Committee has agreed to its suggestion of a full-fledged Inquiry into State Capture in the... 

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

SA: Mineral Resources Committee set to institute inquiry on Minister

21st February 2018 The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources has resolved, in principle, to institute a full-scale inquiry into allegations of state capture... 

ANC: ANC Urges all eligible voters to cast their votes in by-elections today

ANC: ANC Urges all eligible voters to cast their votes in by-elections today

21st February 2018 The African National Congress calls on all eligible voters to go out in their numbers and cast their votes in the by-elections to be held today in... 

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Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

Environmental Right in Terms of the Constitution

6th February 2018 What is an environmental right?  An environmental right relates to the right we have to the environment. The environment has been an important... 

Mine Closures:

Mine Closures: "Responsibility and Opportunity"

6th February 2018 Mine closures are more complicated and costly than stakeholders ever realise. South Africa has more than 6000 abandoned mines. Major mines often... 

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

A Case Law Discussion on the Implications of Reinstating a Credit Agreement

6th February 2018 Section 129 of the National Credit Act No. 34 of 2005 (hereinafter “the NCA”) provides a mechanism for Consumers who have fallen into arrears on... 

The Wage War: Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

The Wage War: Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

2nd February 2018 Equal pay for work of equal value has never been more relevant than now. It is a well-known fact that for many years, due to our unjust past, many... 

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