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Cabinet approves acid mine drainage report

By: Christy van der Merwe     22nd February 2011 The South African Cabinet has approved the recommendations made by a team of experts on the acid mine drainage (AMD) situation in the... 

R40bn worth of investments for KwaZulu-Natal

By: Sapa     22nd February 2011 About R40-billion will be invested in the Richard's Bay and Durban port rail corridors over the next five years as part of the province's plan to... 

SA pushing for African beneficiation framework to tap commodity boom

By: Terence Creamer     22nd February 2011 South Africa plans to use its position as the current convener of the Council of African Ministers of Industry to develop a common continental... 

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AA opens Gauteng toll petition, says fuel tax should cover costs 

By: Irma Venter     22nd February 2011 The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA) on Monday launched a petition against the implementation of a tolling system on 185 km of upgraded... 

SA labour, power, theft risk much higher than world average – survey 

By: Irma Venter     22nd February 2011 In South Africa, the risk of protracted labour disputes is 2,5 times higher than the world average. This is according to the second phase of the... 

Gauteng build programme to create 130 000 jobs – Mokonyane

By: Sapa     21st February 2011 Gauteng's new infrastructure programme is set to create "at least" 130 000 jobs in 2011, Premier Nomvula Mokonyane said on Monday. Delivering her... 

Mokonyane concerned over the pricing of tolls 

By: Sapa     21st February 2011 Gauteng Premier Nomvula Mokonyane on Monday said the province was "not opposed to the idea of tolling as a cost recovery mechanism" but was... 

WTO seeks draft modalities by April 21 as it pushes to conclude Doha Round

By: Christy van der Merwe     21st February 2011 In a serious push to conclude the Doha Round of world trade negotiations, which started in 2001, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was urging... 

Presidency supports Mbeki’s AU peace efforts

By: Sapa     21st February 2011 The Presidency has come out in support of former President Thabo Mbeki regarding his mediation efforts in African Union which the Sunday Times... 

Sudan's Bashir to fight graft, hints at retirement

By: Reuters     21st February 2011 Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has pledged to form an anti-corruption commission and hinted he may retire, a party official said, a move... 

Progressive Economist's programme

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2011 Professor Ben Fine's address at the launch of the DTI / Wits Progressive Economist's training programme. 

Zille wants V&A’s R4bn revamp aligned with Cape’s growth strategy 

By: Terence Creamer     18th February 2011 Western Cape Premier Helen Zille lauded the recent purchase of the V&A Waterfront, in Cape Town, as a vote of confidence, which would form the... 

Social security reform on the cards – Minister

By: Sapa     18th February 2011 Moves are afoot to improve the social security system, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday.  

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