Fears Mantashe may bury pro-renewable IRP draft as energy portfolio 'disrupted' again

2019-05-30 15:03

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday evening at the Union Buildings in Pretoria that Gwede Mantashe would serve as minister of a merged department between mineral resources and energy.

Oil and gas find could help SA set up sovereign wealth fund, says Mantashe

2019-03-14 07:31

The offshore gas deposits at Brulpadda have the potential to offer SA independence, economic growth and jobs, says Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Gold Fields' Carolus: Mining companies can do better

2019-02-04 14:59

It is important for the industry to take its role and impact on communities seriously, as opposed to extracting resources and leaving communities worse off, says Gold Fields chair Cheryl Carolus.

African mining ministers to show up in their numbers for Mining Indaba 2019

2019-02-01 09:27

The Cape Town event brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour to discuss the latest developments in the sector and clinch deals.

Safcei pleads with Mantashe to cancel Xolobeni visit

2019-01-15 21:02

Mining companies looking into the area have been accused of bypassing processes and holding secret meetings with the minister to allow mining to take place.

Radebe: Invest in energy if you want other investments to survive

2018-11-06 20:08

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has called for investment into SA's energy sector, saying investment in other sectors require it.

Not mining execs, but Zuma who has long been 'bad-mouthing' SA

2018-10-04 10:13

It is safe to say that during his presidency, Jacob Zuma was the most powerful "bad-mouther" of South Africa's constitutional democracy which, ironically, enabled him to be president, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

SA's latest Mining Charter: What's new and who wins

2018-10-02 21:12

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe issued a new Mining Charter last week, seeking to reduce uncertainty and boost investment in the sector. So what's new?

New Mining Charter a consensus document - Gwede Mantashe

2018-09-27 12:14

The minister of mineral resources has described the reviewed Mining Charter as reflecting a 'consensus among stakeholders' in SA's mining sector.

Revised Mining Charter approved by Cabinet

2018-09-20 13:40

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to speak about the revised Charter - which has not been made public yet - when he unveils his economic stimulus plan on Friday.


How the ANC plans to block 'rotten apples' from Parliament, Cabinet positions

2019-04-04 08:00

The ANC has come under fire for the inclusion of a number of tainted party members on its parliamentary and provincial legislature lists.

EXCLUSIVE: Pictures show how Bosasa installed security systems at Gwede Mantashe's Eastern Cape home

2019-02-05 10:47

New evidence has emerged of Bosasa staff installing security upgrades at the Cala, Eastern Cape, home of ANC national chairperson and Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

Mantashe wants to testify after Bosasa security upgrade claims, offers to take journos to his homes

2019-02-02 18:59

ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe denied that Bosasa upgraded security at his private residences

Mantashe warns of fake Facebook account offering a 'business proposal' in his name

2019-01-22 16:24

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has taken to Twitter to warn about a social media account impersonating him and offering people a business opportunity.

Ramaphosa will lead second leg of ANC's submission to state capture inquiry, but it could likely be a long wait

2018-11-23 16:32

While the ANC has confirmed President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the second leg of its submission to the state capture inquiry, that may not happen soon.

Mantashe: Minerals Amendment Bill had to be withdrawn, it became irrelevant

2018-10-31 21:21

The Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Amendment Bill must be made relevant to current mining developments if it is to bring certainty, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has said.

Minerals Council to engage with Mantashe over 'unresolved issues' in new Mining Charter

2018-10-03 13:17

The Minerals Council of South Africa has raised concerns over key issues in the new Mining Charter.

READ: Mantashe's address at announcement of new Mining Charter

2018-09-27 14:15

The minister of mineral resources has described the reviewed Mining Charter as reflecting a "consensus among stakeholders" in SA's mining sector.

Mantashe to unpack finalised Mining Charter on Thursday

2018-09-26 10:16

The long-awaited release of the renewed charter comes a week after Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane confirmed it had been signed off by Cabinet.

Elections: Holding out for a hero

2018-09-19 06:02

SA needs opposition with a backbone of steel for the upcoming elections, which will be a watershed moment for the country, says Solly Moeng.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.