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Housing probe overdue — Cosatu

By: Sapa     18th August 2010 Human Settlement Minister Tokyo Sexwale's probe of dodgy housing projects worth R2-billion was exactly the sort of bold initiative that honest... 

Public servants strike countrywide

By: Sapa     18th August 2010 Public servants started an indefinite, countrywide strike on Wednesday to press for better wages, saying that their patience with the government... 

SA's power gap becoming worrying again, big business warns

By: Terence Creamer     18th August 2010 Big business in South Africa indicated on Tuesday that it was giving priority attention to programmes that could help offset an anticipated... 

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Minister in ‘major overhaul' of ‘ambiguous' mine laws, ‘licence-tracking' to go public

By: Martin Creamer     18th August 2010 South Africa's "ambiguous" minerals legislation would be subjected to a "major overhaul" and issues relating to Kumba Iron Ore, ArcelorMittal South... 

SA should target 50% renewable energy by 2030 - WWF 

By: Christy van der Merwe     17th August 2010 One-half of South Africa's electricity generation could come from renewable energy sources by 2030, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said in a... 

SA undermined by mining-rights controversy - captains of industry

By: Terence Creamer     17th August 2010 Leaders from South Africa's top local and foreign companies have warned that the prevailing controversy around mining licences in South Africa had... 

Trade between SA and India set to grow to $10bn by 2012

By: Loni Prinsloo     17th August 2010 Bilateral trade between South Africa and India, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, is set to grow to $10-billion by 2012, the... 

Statutory control of media unwise — BLSA

By: Sapa     17th August 2010 Statutory control of South African's media would be unwise, Business Leadership SA (BLSA) warned on Tuesday, following a meeting of the... 

Zuma’s popularity recovers — survey

By: Sapa     17th August 2010 Public approval of President Jacob Zuma had recovered from a "catastrophic" fall in the first quarter, a survey company said on Tuesday. 

ANC likens media to Bin Laden — Sanef

By: Sapa     17th August 2010 The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef) was willing to talk about improving self-regulation, but it did not appreciate the public slamming... 

Employment Services Bill will damage job market — DA

By: Sapa     17th August 2010 Draft legislation now before Cabinet will make the Labour Department a massive labour broker and severely restrict the free market in employment,... 

Finance Minister invites reforms on failed junior mining incentives

By: Martin Creamer     17th August 2010 Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tells Mining Weekly Online that he will welcome proposals on reforming the junior mining incentives that were... 

ANCYL welcomes outcome of tenders probe

By: Sapa     17th August 2010 The African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) on Monday welcomed the outcome of a probe by the public protector, which could find no... 

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