Sword of Damocles hangs over miners' heads

2018-08-19 06:03

Only a fifth of those who could lose their jobs at South Deep mine, western Johannesburg, would be able to find other jobs.

Gwede’s charter gets the thumbs down

2018-06-24 06:26

The new draft Mining Charter released by Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has still enraged the mining industry and ignored core demands from community groups.

Mantashe: New Mining Charter to drive transformation, reduce risk

2018-06-18 22:12

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe says the latest version of the Mining Charter will empower mineworkers and mining communities while shielding companies.

Mining Charter 'secondary legislation' on its way, Parliament hears

2018-06-12 19:08

The Department of Mineral Resources told Parliament that it had reached consensus that the soon coming Mining Charter would serve as “secondary legislation”.

WATCH: Mourners arrive at the home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Mourners started arriving at the Soweto home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela before sunrise on Saturday to honour the late struggle icon before following the funeral procession to Orlando Stadium. Watch.

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AMCU decries, mining sector hails Mantashe appointment

2018-02-27 15:50

Gwede Mantashe’s appointment as South Africa’s new mining minister was hailed as a stroke of genius by mining industry experts, it elicited mixed reactions from unions.

Who's in and who's out: How Ramaphosa shook up SA's economic cluster

2018-02-27 05:30

Fin24 looks at how President Cyril Ramaphosa's late night reshuffle affected ministries in the economic cluster, including finance, public enterprises and energy.

Mantashe's 10 years of keeping it together

2017-12-10 05:53

Mantashe on firing Malema, staff hugs and Zuma’s bulldozing.

Why we shouldn't believe Mantashe when he says 'all is fine'

2017-11-15 07:59

At the ANC NEC meeting held over the weekend the party tried as usual to pretend that all was fine and that the organisation was totally united. This is not be believed, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

ANC members frustrated with nomination processes as deadline to elective conference looms

2017-11-10 16:57

ANC insiders are worried that the party's December elective conference could be at risk of falling apart as more branches fail to hold quorate meetings for the nomination of presidential candidates.


Mantashe to discuss Mining Charter with industry, unions in weekend summit

2018-07-06 16:51

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will meet with key roleplayers at the Mining Summit this weekend, ahead of the adoption of the Mining Charter.

Draft Mining Charter will hold industry back, impose burdens – IRR

2018-06-21 05:15

South Africa’s mining industry is in for a tough time if the new proposed Mining Charter is any indication of the direction of mining policy, according to the Institute of Race Relations.

New Mining Charter to credit past black empowerment deals

2018-06-16 08:00

SA's new Mining Charter applies the "once empowered, always empowered" principle, Bloomberg reports.

Govt scraps Zwane's Mining Charter plan for community development levy

2018-06-06 18:07

Government has scrapped plans to compel mining companies to contribute 1% of their annual turnover to a new community development agency because it fears the funds could be abused.

Legalising the theft of private property

2018-04-10 14:48

The threat of expropriating privately owned land without compensation is real. However, the method of its implementation is still unclear.

Chamber of Mines welcomes new minister Mantashe as 'man of integrity'

2018-02-27 10:53

The Chamber of Mines has welcomed the appointment of Gwede Mantashe as the new minister of mineral resources, calling him a man of integrity and dignity.

ANC top 6 will discuss 'options' with Zuma, says Mantashe

2018-01-30 17:45

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has denied that the party's top 6 have received an "instruction" to recall President Jacob Zuma, but says they will discuss "options".

Mantashe says Koko's graft allegation serves a 'political agenda'

2017-11-30 20:23

“Matshela Koko serves himself and he has a certain agenda to promote,” ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has said after suspended Eskom executive Matshela Koko alleged Mantashe's daughter was involved in corruption at Eskom.

#News24 ICYMI: SA waits anxiously on 2023 RWC call; What guns seized in Cape Town reveals; and Coup threat in Zim

2017-11-14 18:00

A Blue Bulls rugby player allegedly beat up a man, are SA's anti-corruption crusaders racist? and Ezra Miller talks to Channel24 about The Flash.

Mthembu slams Sisulu as politically immature and disappointing

2017-10-16 17:05

ANC’s parliamentary chief whip Jackson Mthembu has turned to social media in defence of the party’s secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

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