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New Botswana coal mine development under way – Minergy

New Botswana coal mine development under way – Minergy

By: Martin Creamer     18th September 2018 Work is under way on the new Masama coal mine, which Botswana Stock Exchange-listed Minergy expects to commission in January, ahead of its primary... 

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 The Constitutional Court has ruled that the personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence. "The right to privacy is not confined to a home or... 

Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

Cronin lifts veil on new draft expropriation law

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 A new expropriation bill, set to be tabled in Parliament in the next two months, will set out a clear procedure for land expropriation without... 

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Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC

Mokonyane opposed to possible retrenchments at the SABC

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed her strong opposition to the revelations that the South African Broadcasting Corporation... 

Apartheid era cop Joao Jan Rodrigues to answer murder charges over the death of Ahmed Timol

Apartheid era cop Joao Jan Rodrigues to answer murder charges over the death of Ahmed Timol

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues, 79, who stands accused of involvement in the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed... 

Constitutional Court to give much-awaited ruling on the legality of dagga

Constitutional Court to give much-awaited ruling on the legality of dagga

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 South Africans are expected to finally have clarity on the legality of the private use of dagga when the Constitutional Court delivers its judgment... 

'What's the hullabaloo?' – Mantashe on ANC meeting with banks over closure of Gupta accounts

'What's the hullabaloo?' – Mantashe on ANC meeting with banks over closure of Gupta accounts

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 That the African National Congress (ANC) met with banks over their decisions to close Gupta accounts is not new information, said the ANC's former... 

Uncertainty within DA over Maimane's Western Cape premier candidature

Uncertainty within DA over Maimane's Western Cape premier candidature

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane's decision to consider standing as the party's Western Cape premier candidate has set the cat among... 

Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage

Western Cape farmers call for easing of water restrictions to repair drought damage

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Western Cape farmers are calling on government to reveal how much water they are likely to be allocated this summer, so they can make plans to fix... 

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

Ramaphosa speaks out against 'counter revolutionaries' plotting to oust him

By: News24Wire      18th September 2018 Now is not the time to focus on pointless meetings, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday, breaking his silence on claims that his predecessor,... 

 Calls mount for Eskom board to take the fall for coal shortages

Calls mount for Eskom board to take the fall for coal shortages 

By: African News Agency      17th September 2018 The Energy Expert Coalition said on Monday that the Eskom board should take accountability after news surfaced that the power utility was facing... 

International court sentences Congo politician Bemba to time served

International court sentences Congo politician Bemba to time served

By: Reuters     17th September 2018 The International Criminal Court on Monday sentenced Congolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba to a 300 000 euro fine and a 12 month sentence for... 

South Africa not planning mass layoffs in public sector to fight recession - Ramaphosa

South Africa not planning mass layoffs in public sector to fight recession - Ramaphosa 

By: Reuters     17th September 2018 President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday there would be no mass layoffs of public sector workers as his government considers various ways to pull... 

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