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10 February 2016
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As China surges, South Africa’s wind footprint breaches 1 GW mark
WIND ENERGY
South Africa increased its installed wind-energy capacity to above 1 GW last year, new Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) figures show, making it the largest wind-energy producer in Africa, followed...
Updated 24 minutes ago
 
 
Mining’s stressed state moving govts, investors closer – Bristow
MINING INDABA
The current stressed state of the mining sector was prompting governments and investors to work together to sustain the industry and make it deliver real value for all stakeholders, Randgold...
Updated 2 hours 1 minute ago
 
 
UNDP raises $60 mln for food aid in drought-hit Zimbabwe
DROUGHT
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has raised $60-million for food aid in Zimbabwe and is feeding 1-million people as the country faces its worst drought in a quarter century, the...
Updated 2 hours 17 minutes ago
 
 
Why the Guptas are bad for SA – EFF
POLITICS
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) on Wednesday reiterated that the Gupta family “must leave tbe country” and listed 25 reasons for their call. The first was an allegation that the family, whom...
Updated 2 hours 26 minutes ago
 
 
Delay in employment stats concerns economist Schüssler
EMPLOYMENT
Economist Mike Schüssler on Wednesday questioned the postponement of the release of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) until the day after National Budget. The release of the fourth quarter...
Updated 2 hours 50 minutes ago
 
 
Chad president says will reintroduce constitutional term limits
POLITICS
Chad's President Idriss Deby, in power for more than a quarter of a century, said on Tuesday he would reintroduce constitutional term limits if he won a fifth term in an election slated for April....
Updated 3 hours ago
 
 
Africa entering phase of becoming factory of world – Menell
MINING INDABA
Africa was entering a phase of becoming the factory of the world requiring the building of facilitating infrastructure, Credit Suisse Securities chairperson Rick Menell. Speaking  during a panel...
Updated 4 hours ago
 
 
Guptas get interdict against EFF
LEGAL
The Gupta brothers on Tuesday obtained an urgent interdict to stop the EFF from threatening them. Judge Johan Louw granted an order in the High Court in Pretoria, interdicting the party, its leader...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
Anglo engaging harshest critics, Indaba hears
MINING INDABA
Anglo American is engaging with its harshest critics because they are often the best people to learn from, Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani said during a panel discussion at the 2016 Investing in...
Updated 5 hours ago
 
 
The Concourt judges agree with the EFF – Malema
POLITICS
Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema told thousands of supporters outside the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday that once the judges ruled that President Jacob Zuma...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
China has ‘very serious’ structural problem – Broadman
MINING INDABA
A very serious structural problem is playing itself out in China and not merely a reorienting to a consumption-led economy, says Council on Global Enterprise and Emerging Markets director Dr Harry...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
DA optimistic of its chances at Concourt
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) is optimistic the Constitutional Court will uphold the constitutional powers of the public protector, following submissions in the Nkandla matter on Tuesday. Lawyers...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Judgment reserved in Nkandla ConCourt application
NKANDLA
Judgment was reserved in the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Democratic Alliance's (DA's) application to the Constitutional Court for an order that President Jacob Zuma pay back some of the...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
Sanral using private debt collectors for e-toll fees – Outa
E-TOLLS
The use of an SMS that directs Gauteng e-toll users to pay outstanding fees is illegal, said the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Wednesday. Outa, which changed its name from Opposition to...
Updated 6 hours ago
 
 
09 Feb 2016
 
Miners owe it to host countries to invest in downturns – Randgold
MINING INDABA
Mining companies owed it to their host countries and their shareholders to invest in the troughs so that they could reap the benefits in the peaks, Randgold Resources CEO Dr Mark Bristow said on...
 
 
 
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