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24 June 2017
                       
 
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23 Jun 2017
 
 
AfriBusiness : Eskom refuses to provide information on Tegeta fine
STATEMENT
AfriBusiness brought an application in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act number 2 of 2000, requesting Eskom to provide information on the highly controversial R2 billion fine...
 
 
21 Jun 2017
 
 
 
Mining Charter exposing South African economy to GATT angst
MINING CHARTER
The procurement rules of the new Mining Charter may violate South Africa’s obligations under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), exposing the country to challenges by other member...
 
 
MPs to include State capture in Molefe probe
POLITICS
Parliament’s portfolio committee on public enterprises on Wednesday resolved to devote August to an in-depth probe of the circumstances surrounding Brian Molefe’s re-appointment to the helm of...
 
 
20 Jun 2017
 
‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in the mining sector may prove unconstitutional
FASKEN MARTINEAU
The new “top-up” provision in the latest Mining Charter gazetted on 15 June 2017 may prove to be unconstitutional, and may lead to further expensive legal action by the industry, writes Nicola...
 
 
19 Jun 2017
 
Amplats' exit from Brazil platinum prospect sparks London listing
PLATINUM
The withdrawal of South Africa’s Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) from a platinum group metals (PGM) project in Brazil has opened the way for Jangada Mines to acquire the asset and head for the...
 
 
15 Jun 2017
 
New Mining Charter will be ‘disaster’ for industry – DA
MINING CHARTER
The 2017 Mining Charter, published in the government gazette by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday, will lead to more damage than benefit to the mining industry and its workers,...
 
 
13 Jun 2017
 
Exploration needed to sustain Botswana diamond history
BOTSWANA CONFERENCE
The only way that Botswana can have a long and continued proud history of diamond mining is to spend money on diamond exploration, Botswana Diamonds MD James Campbell said on Tuesday, when he urged...
 
 
12 Jun 2017
 
Botswana determined to become investor friendly – Minister
BOTSWANA RESOURCE CONFERENCE
The government is determined to better its legislative framework and policies to ensure the country becomes investor friendly, against a backdrop of collapsed foreign direct investment (FDI)....
 
 
30 May 2017
 
Eskom resolute on Tegeta as MPs call for contract to be cancelled
POLITICS
Eskom CEO Brian Molefe on Tuesday brushed aside calls from Members of Parliament (MPs) for the company’s Brakfontein coal contract with Tegeta to be cancelled, saying it has been through a...
 
 
29 May 2017
 
The Gupta Emails
POLITICS
A cache of damning e-mails between members of the Gupta family, some of their trusted lieutenants and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane, has brought forward fresh details on the mechanics of the...
 
 
25 May 2017
 
 
 
23 May 2017
 
Gordhan lays into Eskom board over Molefe
STATE-OWNED COMPANIES
Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday called for the Eskom board to be fired and a full investigation into not only Brian Molefe’s return to the power utility, but his actions in his...
 
 
22 May 2017
 
 
 
DA demands Brown tables documents on Molefe’s re-appointment
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) said on Monday it has asked Parliament to ensure Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown provides MPs with documents relating to Brian Molefe’s reappointment at Eskom,...
 
 
19 May 2017
 
DoE: Mmamoloko Kubayi: Address by Minster of Energy, during the Department of Energy budget vote for 2017/18, Parliament, Cape Town (19/05/2017)
Energy
We would have loved to receive more in light of our work, however we understand the constraints of the fiscal capability.
 
 
18 May 2017
 
DMR: Mosebenzi Zwane: Address by Minister of Mineral Resources, on the occasion of the budget vote, National Assembly, Cape Town (16/05/2017)
Topics
This year we honour one of the greatest stalwarts of our movement, Comrade Oliver Reginald Tambo. It is befitting therefore that we dedicate our collective efforts even more to realising Comrade...
 
 
 
                       
 
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