The instructions from Luthuli House would certainly urge that the ANC caucus in Parliament shows restraint on Mkhwebane, while the Union Buildings would certainly prefer her out of the office as soon as yesterday., writes Ralph Mathekga.
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The oil price hit a three-month high amid concerns over the US and Iran.
At the heart of the strike is a process Gold Fields has undergone at South Deep Mine to increase productivity and reduce jobs.
The JSE caught the wave of positive movements extending across international markets after the French election outcome followed the predicted polls.
Five of the country's largest gold mining companies have formed an industry working group to address occupational lung disease.
Gold mining companies have filed thousands of pages of court papers to stop the historic class action by former mineworkers suffering from a lung disease.
The National Union of Mineworkers has missed the 17:00 deadline on Friday to accept a revised offer by Goldfields and end a four-week wage strike, against retrenchments at the South Deep mine.
South African mining firms, including Anglo American, are preparing a R1bn settlement with as many as 100 000 former workers suffering from deadly lung diseases.
Standard & Poor's has revised their outlook from negative to stable for miners AngloGold Ashanti and Gold Fields.
Gold Fields boss Nicholas Holland has assured investors that the group is well prepared to shoulder a decline in gold prices.
The reasons for the strong performance of mining and commodity shares are twofold, and focus will now turn to the platinum price amid planned strike action.
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