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28 March 2017
                       
 
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27 Mar 2017
 
 
South32 to return additional $500m to shareholders
DIVERSIFIED MINERS
Diversified mining company South32 on Monday announced that it intends to return an additional $500-million to shareholders, equating to 4.5% of the group’s current market capitalisation. The...
 
 
24 Mar 2017
 
Mining: staving off the jobs bloodbath
INSTITUTE OF RACE RELATIONS
Gory imagery – such as ‘jobs bloodbath’ – has become common in descriptions of South Africa’s unemployment crisis, conveying not only the failure to create the employment the country needs, but...
 
 
20 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Reverse Sweep – A Story of post-apartheid South African Cricket
AUTHOR INTERVIEW
This book is an account of cricket in post-apartheid South Africa; from the tumultuous Gatting tour in which, ironically, the seeds of cricket unity were sown, to the Hansie Cronje saga and the...
 
 
16 Mar 2017
 
Government Incentives – Paying it Forward
KPMG
Growth, Growth, & More Growth! South Africa’s current economic growth is sluggish.  The Medium Term Budget Speech in 2016 cited a required increase of R28 billion in government revenue for the...
 
 
14 Mar 2017
 
 
 
World Day of Migrants and Refugees
RECOMMENDATION
Each year on 15th January the Church draws attention to issues pertaining to various categories of displaced persons. On the secular calendar, 20th June is marked as World Refugee Day. Both days...
 
 
09 Mar 2017
 
Indigenous, Disabled, Imprisoned - the Forgotten Women of International Women’s Day
RECOMMENDATION
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, I think of “Merri,” one of the most formidable and resilient women I have ever met. A 50-year-old Aboriginal woman with a mental health condition,...
 
 
07 Mar 2017
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President, to the Leaders’ Summit in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, Jakarta, Indonesia (07/03/2017)
Topics
Let me convey my sincere appreciation to our gracious host and Chair, President Joko Widodo, for hosting the first Leaders’ Summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, marking the 20th anniversary...
 
 
dti: Minister Davies congratulates Merchants on the iSelect launch
STATEMENT
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies congratulates Merchants on the launch of a new Australian Offshore Business Process Services (BPS) campaign iSelect which will be serviced from...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
Brand SA: Brand South Africa will from 7-9 March 2017 engage with Global South Africans or citizens in the diaspora in Australia
STATEMENT
In executing its mandate to position South Africa positively and manage the reputation of the Nation Brand, Brand South Africa participates in and organises a series of engagements both...
 
 
02 Mar 2017
 
 
 
New minerals head appointment sets cat among mining pigeons
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The Chamber of Mines said on Thursday that it had been caught by surprise by the appointment of the new director-general of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). While the chamber acknowledged...
 
 
Cabinet discusses new minerals director-general, mine water and mine town steps
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT
The Cabinet this week endorsed the appointment of Advocate Thabo S Mokoena as the new director-general of the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), a position that has been vacant for more than a...
 
 
01 Mar 2017
 
Glencore in pole position to benefit from growing cobalt demand
COBALT
Heightened ownership of the Mutanda and Katanga mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) puts cobalt in a strong potential earnings position for Glencore, the world’s dominant supplier of...
 
 
24 Feb 2017
 
INVITATION TO AN SKA COMMUNICATION STAKEHOLDER FORUM
What's On
Media is invited to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Communication Stakeholder workshop which is taking place on Monday, 27- 28 February in Carnarvon, which will include a tour of the SKA site. The...
 
 
Xenophobia, identity and diversity: Human Rights Dialogues
What's On
Speaker:  Sarah Motha, FHR Programme Manager for the MIgrants and Refugees Programme, Foundation for Human Rights Date: 28 February 2017 Time: 12:15 for 12:30  - 14:00 Venues in Pretoria, Durban...
 
 
 
                       
 
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