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Tailings-savvy DRDGold inviting collaboration, consolidation

By: Martin Creamer     12th September 2017 Surface gold mining company DRDGold, the oldest company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with more experience than any other mining... 

DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius tells Mining Weekly Online’s Martin Creamer that the time for tailings collaboration has never been more opportune. Video and Video Editing: Darlene Creamer.
Task team set up to address lack of adherence to local-content regulations

Task team set up to address lack of adherence to local-content regulations

By: Terence Creamer     12th September 2017 Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies reports that a task team has been established to assess how to improve local-content enforcement across... 

DA wants removal proceedings against Mkhwebane instituted

DA wants removal proceedings against Mkhwebane instituted 

By: African News Agency      12th September 2017 The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Tuesday that it would call for the removal of Public Protector (PP) Busisiwe Mkhwebane. In a statement, DA MP... 

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From missed opportunity to oceans of prosperity

From missed opportunity to oceans of prosperity

13th October 2015 Africa’s colonial legacy forced countries on the continent to look inward and neglect their coastlines. This sea blindness has resulted in many... 

Why Hillary Clinton has to start again

Why Hillary Clinton has to start again

13th October 2015 Hillary Clinton is the most famous woman in Americans politics, backed by the Democratic Party's most powerful figures and richest donors. Why then... 

Borderline growth – Kickstarting development in South Africa’s border towns

Borderline growth – Kickstarting development in South Africa’s border towns

13th October 2015 The city of Erenhot sits on the Mongolian border, five hours of desolate steppe tundra away from the nearest major Chinese city. In 1992, the town... 

Africa fails its young scientists by not investing in their innovations

Africa fails its young scientists by not investing in their innovations

13th October 2015 A Ugandan scientist has developed a rapid diagnostic test that can detect Ebola proteins in less than five minutes at the point of care in the... 

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Russia and Angola: The rebirth of a strategic partnership? (October 2013)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      16th October 2013 Africa and Russia in general, and Angola and Russia in particular, have a long-standing friendship dating back to the days when the Union of Soviet... 

A Critical Assessment of the G-20 Food Security Agenda (October 2013)

By: South African Institute of International Affairs      15th October 2013 As part of the Global Economic Governance project undertaken by the South African Institute of International Affairs in collaboration with the... 

'Take That Filth Away' – Police abuses against street vendors in Angola (October 2013)

15th October 2013 This 38-page Human Rights Watch report describes how police officers and government inspectors, often in civilian clothes without identification,... 

Tax Abuses, Poverty and Human Rights (October 2013)

15th October 2013 A report of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute Task Force on illicit financial flows, poverty and human rights. 

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DA: Mmusi Maimane says together, we have pushed Day Zero back by another month

DA: Mmusi Maimane says together, we have pushed Day Zero back by another month

20th February 2018 We are delighted that over the past week, Day Zero has been pushed back by another month to 9 July 2018 – from 4 June. The reduced consumption that... 

DPW: Public Works clarifies Minister Bongo's accommodation

DPW: Public Works clarifies Minister Bongo's accommodation

20th February 2018 The Department of Public Works (DPW) is responsible for the accommodation of Ministers and Deputy Ministers both in Cape Town and in Pretoria.  In... 

DPE: Minister Lynne Brown instructs Transnet to report alleged irregularities

DPE: Minister Lynne Brown instructs Transnet to report alleged irregularities

20th February 2018 Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has instructed Transnet to report alleged irregularities identified in an investigative report by a firm... 

DA: Jack Bloom says police find 8 more missing Esidimeni patients

DA: Jack Bloom says police find 8 more missing Esidimeni patients

20th February 2018 I have been informed by the police that they have found 8 more former patients from Life Esidimeni who were listed as missing by the Gauteng Health... 

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Press Offices

POPI becomes law

27th November 2013 President Jacob Zuma signed the Protection of Personal Information Bill (“POPI”) into law on the 27th November 2013. The actual commencement date... 

Adams & Adams wins quadriplegic over R16,2m in settlement against three Health MECs

27th November 2013 Leading South African law firm Adams & Adams has won quadriplegic Daniel Frederick Hermanus Fleming over R16,2-million in a settlement against the... 

Tax Amendments – 2013

27th November 2013 This year’s Taxation Laws Amendment Bill (the Bill), which has now been passed by Parliament and is awaiting the President’s signature, is not much... 

Employment law bills: update

26th November 2013 The Employment Tax Incentive Bill As at 31 October 2013 the National Assembly has approved the Employment Tax Incentive Bill (“Bill”). The Bill... 

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