Motsoaledi was a true revolutionary - Mokonyane

2015-01-03 12:00

The late Caroline Motsoaledi, the wife of Rivonia treason trialist Elias Motsoaledi, was a true revolutionary, Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says, according to a report.

Zuma to launch campaign against women abuse

2014-11-23 17:51

President Jacob Zuma will launch the 16 days of activism campaign against violence targeted at women and children, the Presidency has said.

Lonmin admits exerting political pressure

2014-09-10 18:24

A senior Lonmin employee admitted that he wanted Cyril Ramaphosa to influence politicians to intervene during the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of inquiry has heard.

Lonmin responsible for Marikana problems - Shabangu

2014-08-26 19:59

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has accused platinum miner Lonmin of being responsible for the problems at Marikana.

Lonmin wanted to divide, rule - Shabangu

2014-08-26 13:57

Platinum miner Lonmin used divide-and-rule tactics on its workers, former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Shabangu can’t account for Marikana statement

2014-08-26 12:47

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has failed to account for a statement about the strike-related unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in August 2012.

Ramaphosa to testify at Farlam Commission

2014-08-11 06:12

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will testify at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana shootings in Pretoria.

Women's issues under presidency's 'watchful eye'

2014-06-02 14:33

Following President Zuma dissolution of the department for women, children and people with Disabilities earlier this week, News24 looks at who will take on these key responsibilities.

New look Cabinet for Zuma

2014-05-25 19:42

President Jacob Zuma has announced his new Cabinet, appointing the country's first black finance minister.

Shabangu: Amcu strike was not discussed

2014-03-27 13:29

The two-month long wage strike in the platinum sector was not on the agenda at the mining sector forum, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Shabangu colluding with mines, says Amcu

2014-03-06 18:05

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has accused Mines Minister Susan Shabangu of working with platinum mining firms to sue the union in a bid to halt its pay strike.

Shabangu calls for end to illegal mining

2014-02-21 22:00

Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says more needs to be done to prevent illegal mining because it has economic and long-term rehabilitation implications.

Harmony Gold stops operations after accidents

2014-02-07 10:30

Harmony Gold has stopped all its operations for a 24-hour safety shift after at least eight workers were killed in a rockfall and fire.

Bodies of 8 miners found after mine fire

2014-02-06 07:09

Rescue workers have located the bodies of eight of the nine miners who were missing after a fire broke out at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine.

SA hard sell at its own mining bash

2014-02-05 15:24

South Africa hosts the annual Africa mining conference, but the country is a hard sell at its own party as foreign investors raise a number of concerns.

Shabangu: Law to streamline business

2014-02-04 16:24

The government wants legislation to streamline the granting of licences and provide a framework for "adding value" to extracted minerals.

SA, Zim earn mining top spots

2014-02-03 19:03

Eight countries in Southern Africa have earned a position among the top 20 most exciting African mineral jurisdictions, according to an investment guide.

How realistic are mine wage demands?

2014-01-26 15:36

The negotiations to end the strike in the platinum sector have kicked off with high-level talks on what is meant by R12 500.

Mine talks set to continue

2014-01-24 14:15

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has agreed to continue with talks aimed at resolving a strike in the platinum mining sector.

ConCourt mining ruling welcomed

2013-12-13 17:26

The mineral resources department has welcomed a ruling by the Constitutional Court, making it the exclusive holder of a Kuruman disputed mining area.

Shabangu confident about mining sector

2013-11-14 20:41

Mining Minister Susan Shabangu says she is confident that the mining sector will continue to boost the country's economy.

DA must up the ante on fracking - group

2013-10-11 16:48

The DA should react as strongly to the possibility of fracking as it did to e-tolling in Gauteng, the Treasure the Karoo Action Group says.

Fracking draft regulations get the nod

2013-10-10 15:46

Petroleum exploration and exploitation, including shale gas, will contribute to the economy, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says.

Ramaphosa to Cosatu's rescue

2013-09-17 16:07

The ANC has set up a task team, lead by party deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa, to help Cosatu resolve its problems.

Motlanthe to visit UK

2013-09-14 18:00

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe is set to travel to the United Kingdom to promote investment in South Africa, the presidency says.


Deputy Speaker to MPs: You are a disgrace

2014-11-21 15:59

"You are a disgrace", National Assembly Deputy Speaker Lechesa Tsenoli has told MPs, after shouting broke out across the House in the final minutes of a joint sitting debate on violence against women and children.

eNCA apologises to Shabangu over 'liar' comment

2014-08-30 22:10

Broadcaster eNCA has apologised to Minister of Women Susan Shabangu for reporting that she called Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa a liar.

Ramaphosa never influenced me - Shabangu

2014-08-26 16:06

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu has denied that Cyril Ramaphosa influenced her into seeing the Marikana strike as a criminal issue.

Shabangu: I didn’t call Marikana unrest criminal

2014-08-26 13:57

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu did not call the Marikana unrest a "criminal act", she has told the Farlam Commission of Inquiry.

Shabangu was aware of Marikana violence

2014-08-26 11:37

Former mineral resources minister Susan Shabangu says she was aware of the strike-related unrest at Lonmin's Marikana mine in August 2012, but regarded it as a labour matter.

Debate on fracking set to take on new tone

2014-08-06 21:10

The Treasure Karoo Action Group says it will keep an open mind on claims that shale gas may be a "game changer" for the economy, after a meeting with government.

Zuma: I don't take presidency for granted

2014-05-29 14:09

Running a country is a big responsibility and not one President Jacob Zuma takes for granted, he has told girls from several Gauteng high schools.

Amcu missing in action at mining meeting

2014-03-27 16:34

Amcu did not attend the first quarter meeting of the mining consultative forum with Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe in Pretoria.

East Rand pumps to treat acid water

2014-03-15 10:28

Acid mine drainage (AMD) pumps installed in the Germiston area are expected to treat around 57 million litres of water a day, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says.

Union warns of illegal mining disaster

2014-02-22 20:33

A major tragedy is looming in disused mines if government does not take decisive action to curb thriving illegal mining, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Shabungu says stop illegal mining

2014-02-21 21:13

More needs to be done to prevent illegal miners from reopening disused mines, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says.

Doornkop not operational: Shabangu

2014-02-06 17:39

Operations at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine will stop until it has been declared safe, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Investors still fretting over nationalisation

2014-02-06 05:30

There are there still some rumblings about the nationalisation debate left over from the Malema era, says Chamber of Mines chief executive Bheki Sibiya.

SAPS disperse 3 000 'violent' miners

2014-02-04 21:11

Police say they used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse about 3 000 "violent" striking miners at a platinum mine.

SA government to accelerate fracking

2014-02-04 12:00

Government will move ahead with exploring for shale gas, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says.

Shabangu: African mining potential huge

2014-02-03 11:43

Africa's unmined metals and minerals await, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu, but Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan admits SA mining has challenges.

Crucial three days for platinum mines

2014-01-24 23:05

Urgent negotiations aimed at ending a crippling strike on the platinum belt are expected to last another three days, the department of labour says.

Shabangu halts Kagiso mine's operation

2014-01-17 20:00

Operations at gold mining company Mintails' Princess Pit in Kagiso on the West Rand have temporarily been suspended, says the mining resources minister.

Fracking a game changer for Karoo - Zuma

2013-11-29 22:08

President Jacob Zuma says the discovery of shale gas in the Karoo creates possibilities for growth and economic development in the Northern Cape.

Shabangu: Mining must improve safety, skills

2013-11-05 11:01

The mining industry needs to do more to improve safety and skills development in the sector, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Gas will bring wealth - Shabangu

2013-10-10 22:27

Petroleum exploration and exploitation, including shale gas, will contribute to the economy, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says.

SA losing millions to illegal mining

2013-09-26 22:24

The country is losing R4m because of illegal mining and the government is clamping down on the trend, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Top officials take on mining crisis

2013-09-17 11:51

Emerging markets analyst Peter Attard Montalto has touched on problem points in a discussion with the deputy president and the mining and finance ministers.

Zuma warns of strike costs

2013-09-03 14:50

President Jacob Zuma says an imminent gold strike could harm SA's economy, force mine closures and cost thousands of jobs.

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