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25 March 2017
                       
 
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09 Mar 2017
 
 
Oxfam SA: Regulate informal mining says Oxfam South Africa
STATEMENT
Oxfam South Africa extends sincere condolences to the families of the 14 informal miners who were found this week killed around the abandoned mines of Benoni, Ekurhuleni, and to the family of the...
 
 
08 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Royal Bafokeng Platinum's share price falls on bond launch
PLATINUM
The share price of platinum mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) fell by more than 5% on the company's launch of a R1.2-billion bond offering to to secure the next phase of the ramp-up...
 
 
06 Mar 2017
 
Drought emergency spirals in Ethiopia amid major aid shortages
DROUGHT
Millions of drought-stricken Ethiopians needing food, water and emergency medical care are not receiving it due to funding shortages, the United Nations (UN) said, warning the crisis will worsen if...
 
 
CC: Latest decision by the Competition Commission
STATEMENT
1. Key decisions on Mergers and Acquisitions 1.1 General Electric Company v Baker Hughes Incorporated The Commission has recommended to the Tribunal that the proposed large merger be approved,...
 
 
Political parties, Outa lash out at Dlamini
POLITICS
Opposition parties on Sunday slammed Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini after she held a press conference over the South African Social Services Agency (Sassa) grants payments...
 
 
03 Mar 2017
 
South Africa can't save itself just by talking the talk. It must walk the walk
THE CONVERSATION
South Africa is fast approaching a crossroads at which it will have to choose between structural reform and a lurch to populist nationalism. So, too, is its governing African National Congress...
 
 
What can we tell of Eskom’s future from the Denton report?
LOW-CARBON FUTURE
The debate on the independent power producer (IPP) programme can serve as a useful distraction, and power utility Eskom is exploiting it to the full. The problem is not the IPPs, and they never...
 
 
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...
 
 
27 Feb 2017
 
PAC: As the PAC marks its 39th anniversary since he have passed on in 1978 February 27th
STATEMENT
PAC in the Eastern Cape is marching to Fort Hare to demand and "instruct" that the institution be rightfully renamed after Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe because it is the right thing to do. The evidence...
 
 
23 Feb 2017
 
Hospersa: Hospersa critical of failure to cut costs in budget
STATEMENT
The Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is critical of the little focus given to measures for combating irregular spending in Government.  While the Union...
 
 
GCIS: The current persisting rains have the potential to bring dangerous conditions for communities
STATEMENT
Finally, some parts of our country are receiving the much needed rains post the departure of Ex-Cyclone Dineo. These current rains are welcome as they will go a long way to relieve the country from...
 
 
22 Feb 2017
 
 
 
Pan African CEO accuses union of ‘blatantly false’ safety statements
GOLD
The CEO of the London Aim- and Johannesburg-listed precious metals and coal mining company Pan African Resources on Wednesday accused the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of making statements...
 
 
21 Feb 2017
 
Free cash rockets to $278m, dividend resumed – AngloGold
GOLD
Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti will resume dividends after lower operating and interest costs helped it nearly double free cash flow to $278-million on lower production. In the 12 months to...
 
 
20 Feb 2017
 
Pan African shares fall on fatality-linked mining suspension at Evander
PRECIOUS METALS
The share price of Pan African Resources fell by more than 8% in early trade on Monday after the company issued a stock exchange news service notice announcing a fatality-linked 55-day mining...
 
 
17 Feb 2017
 
DEA: Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi commemorates World Wetlands Day
STATEMENT
The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi today, 17 February 2017 has on behalf of the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson led a public awareness drive...
 
 
 
                       
 
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