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27 April 2017
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26 Apr 2017
 
 
Opinion: Court’s ‘clean slate’ nuclear directive a big opportunity for new Energy Minister
NUCLEAR RULING
Having been effectively directed by the Western Cape High Court to “start with a clean slate” when approaching the controversial issue of nuclear procurement, South Africa’s new Energy Minister...
 
 
'We never apologised to Zuma over reshuffle' - Mantashe
POLITICS
African National Congress (ANC) secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he and other senior party members who spoke out against President Jacob Zuma's cabinet reshuffle were never asked to apologise...
 
 
South Deep output 43% down, costs 56% up – Gold Fields
GOLD
Quarter-on-quarter gold production at the South Deep gold mine fell 43% in the first three months of 2017, when costs soared 56%, Gold Fields reported on Wednesday. All-in costs (AIC) at the...
 
 
Post Office to become fully-fledged bank – CEO
POST OFFICE
Plans are under way to remodel the South African Post Office (SAPO) into a fully-fledged bank, CE Mark Barnes said on Wednesday. “Let me tell you about where you are and what the future is. We...
 
 
Henri van Breda murder trial postponed to Tuesday
CRIME
The Western Cape High Court on Wednesday postponed the case against murder accused Henri van Breda until May 2 when the first police officer who arrived on the crime scene will be cross-examined....
 
 
'We have a duty to protect dignity, image of ANC' – ANCYL
POLITICS
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa should stop criticising the African National Congress (ANC) in public, the ANC Youth League (ANCYL) says. "People must stop saying negative things about the...
 
 
DA says court ruling a victory for the country as it halts nuclear procurement
POLITICS
The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday described the Western Cape High Court ruling halting government’s nuclear procurement plans as a victory for the whole country. “The Court’s findings have...
 
 
Job losses loom at troubled Marula – Implats
PLATINUM
Despite ongoing engagement between all stakeholders to restore operational continuity and secure the financial sustainability of the Marula platinum operation, continued community protest action...
 
 
Zuma is owed an apology – ANCYL
POLITICS
Repeated calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down are senseless and illogical, African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary general Njabulo Nzuza has said. Those making such demands...
 
 
Court rules nuclear plan unlawful, must be set aside
NUCLEAR
South Africa's controversial push to build a fleet of new nuclear plants suffered a setback on Wednesday after the High Court set aside the procurement process and a pre-agreement with Russia....
 
 
DA's SABC break in accusations 'politically desperate' – SSA
POLITICS
The State Security Agency (SSA) has labelled an accusation by the Democratic Alliance (DA) that the SSA was possibly involved in a recent break-in at the South African Broadcasting Corporation's...
 
 
Now US shareholders give nod to Sibanye deal
PLATINUM
The requisite majority of Stillwater shareholders in the US have approved the acquisition by Sibanye of the entire issued share capital of Stillwater Mining Company. The voting took place a day...
 
 
Shoot to kill, says 'new sheriff in town' Mbalula
CRIME
Shoot to kill was the order given to police by the Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula on Tuesday. Mbalula said when dealing with criminals, police should do all they can to protect themselves and...
 
 
Special economic zones critical to radical transformation - Zuma
ECONOMY
The Maluti-A-Phofung special economic zone is the first to be developed in an area that was once part of the Bantustan industrial parks, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. These parks were...
 
 
25 Apr 2017
 
Sibanye’s Stillwater buy wins strong shareholder support
PRECIOUS METALS
Shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of Sibanye acquiring Stillwater, the US platinum group metals (PGMs) company. The number of shares that voted in favour of the proposed deal made up...
 
 
 
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