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Remove exploration red tape or mining will die, geologist warns

By: Martin Creamer     19th October 2017 The excessive red tape around minerals exploration must be removed to prevent the demise of South Africa’s vital mining industry, consulting... 

Consulting exploration geologist Allan Saad outlines current exploration constraints to Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer. Photographs: Christo Greyling. Video and Video Editing: Nicholas Boyd.
Treasury appoints new deputy director-general for public finance

Treasury appoints new deputy director-general for public finance

By: Thabi Madiba     19th October 2017 National Treasury on Thursday issued a statement congratulating the newly appointed deputy director-general for public finance Dr Mampho Modise.... 

Zuma arrogant, doesn’t care – Num-YS

Zuma arrogant, doesn’t care – Num-YS

By: African News Agency      19th October 2017 The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure (Num-YS) on Thursday said President Jacob Zuma’s recent cabinet reshuffle would lead to continued... 

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 Kleptocracy upsets delicate balance of mutual interests in mining sector

Kleptocracy upsets delicate balance of mutual interests in mining sector

17th October 2017 On the eve of the 2017 Johannesburg Mining Indaba, the Chamber of Mines declined an invitation to the opening gala dinner — part of continuing... 

#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

#5facts: The sad extent of suicide in South Africa

17th October 2017 A 19-year-old woman reportedly jumped to her death in the South African suburb of Braamfontein. Media reports suggest that the university student... 

Zuma spy tapes decision

Zuma spy tapes decision

16th October 2017 Eight and a half years after the first application was brought to court, the Supreme Court of Appeal on Friday finally ruled that the decision to... 

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

President Zuma loses bid to dodge 783 charges. But will he have the last laugh?

16th October 2017 South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed President Jacob Zuma’s and the National Prosecuting Authority’s appeal against an earlier... 

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Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

Great expectations: is the IMF turning words into action on inequality?

10th October 2017 In recent years, the International Monetary Fund has become a global leader in highlighting the inequality crisis; consistently identifying it as a... 

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

Torture and Unlawful Military Detention in Rwanda

10th October 2017 Between 2010 and 2016, scores of people suspected of collaborating with “enemies” of the Rwandan government were detained unlawfully and tortured... 

Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

Report of ANC's 5th National Policy Conference

9th October 2017 This is an integrated report of the discussions on the Strategy and Tactics document in the 11 Commissions of the 5th National Policy Conference.... 

 Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

Incredible India 2.0 - India’s $20 Billion Tourism Opportunity

9th October 2017 Following the launch of the 2017 edition of the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, where India was ranked one of the most improved nations;... 

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Statements

DA: Jack Bloom says DA calls on Premier to find former Health MEC for Esidimeni Hearings

DA: Jack Bloom says DA calls on Premier to find former Health MEC for Esidimeni Hearings

19th October 2017 The current Esidimeni arbitration hearings are revealing harrowing details of the monstrous inhumanity of the deaths of at least 118 mental health... 

EFF: EFF on the SAA board

EFF: EFF on the SAA board

19th October 2017 The EFF notes the changes made to the South African Airways Board, notably the replacement of SAA Board Chairperson Dudu Myeni. We welcome the... 

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says this is what Higher Education needs, Minister Mkhize

DA: Belinda Bozzoli says this is what Higher Education needs, Minister Mkhize

19th October 2017 Tuesday’s Cabinet reshuffle, which saw former Minister Blade Nzimande replaced by Hlengiwe Mkhize, only served as proof of government’s reluctance... 

OUTA: OUTA says Dudu won't be missed

OUTA: OUTA says Dudu won't be missed

19th October 2017 The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) welcomes the Cabinet announcement that a new board has been approved for SAA and Dudu Myeni is finally... 

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Design your logo

Design your logo

9th October 2017 Registered trademarks have in the past often been considered the only way to protect icons, logos, graphic symbols, surface patterns and... 

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

Water Management in South Africa - change on the horizon

6th October 2017 Following on from a previous alert in relation to the restructuring of South Africa's Water Management Areas (WMAs) from 19 WMAs previously to a... 

How private is private communication in the workplace?

How private is private communication in the workplace?

5th October 2017 The European Court of Human Rights has recently considered the issue of whether employees have a right to privacy in terms of their private... 

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

SA Constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute

4th October 2017 At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a... 

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