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Minister Shabangu's joint mining declaration ‘a very important first step' - Leon 

By: Martin Creamer     30th June 2010 The joint mining declaration over which Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu presided on Wednesday was "a very important first step in the... 

EU climate commissioner wants action on project financing pledges

By: Christy van der Merwe     30th June 2010 There are a "set of decisions on substantial issues" that should be tackled in the lead up to December's global climate change conference in Mexico... 

Eskom loses 5% of revenue to theft

By: Sapa     30th June 2010 Eskom and the country's municipalities lose more than 5% of their annual turnover to electricity theft, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters said on... 

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Shabangu to increase monitoring of mining industry

By: Sapa     30th June 2010 The Department of Mineral Resources will be stepping up its monitoring and evaluation of the mining industry to ensure that transformation does... 

NUM votes to go on Eskom strike

By: Sapa     30th June 2010 The National Union of Mineworkers's (NUM's) leaders have voted to go on strike at Eskom from next week.  

ANC rejects Zille’s feudal claim 

By: Sapa     29th June 2010 Feudal authoritarianism had nothing to do with the Khayelitsha toilets saga, the African National Congress (ANC) said on Tuesday. 

SAHRC ready to deal with xenophobia

By: Sapa     29th June 2010 The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) hopes that rumours of a resurgence in xenophobic violence after the 201 FIFA World Cup are "just... 

Protector to set deadline for ethics code review

By: Sapa     29th June 2010 Public Protector Thuli Madonsela will set a deadline for the Presidency and the Justice Ministry's promised review of the Executive Ethics Code... 

Buthelezi denies claim that elections will be deferred

By: Sapa     29th June 2010 Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi on Tuesday said it was not true that the party's national council had decided to defer... 

Govt offers Hartebeespoort water assurances as lobby prepares to sue

By: Loni Prinsloo     29th June 2010 Plans by a lobby group to lay criminal charges, owing to an alleged lack of progress in attempts to remedy water pollution at the Hartebeespoort... 

Don’t wind down G20 trade support packages too rapidly – Lamy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      28th June 2010 There should be "no rush to exit" a G20 trade finance support package that was agreed in London last year, as it had helped to ease short-term... 

Interim Malema report expected by end June

By: Sapa     28th June 2010 A probe into tenders awarded to companies said to involve African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) president Julius Malema is expected to be... 

SAIRR warns on health insurance  

By: Sapa     28th June 2010 A national health insurance (NHI) scheme would threaten the excellence of South Africa's private healthcare sector, the South African Institute of... 

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