It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
Global movement against human-caused climate change steps up its South African presence
At Thursday’s Oil and Power Conference, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said he briefed the Cabinet Committee on the latest version of the document.
The Integrated Resource Plan describes the state's plan for future energy generation, including projected electricity demand, cost estimated, and energy sources.
The statement said the Department of Energy, as the Chair of the joint implementation committee mandated to oversee the office’s governance, requested a meeting to address issues creating operational instability at the Independent Power Producers Office.
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe told Parliament that the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy was still on course to conclude the Integrated Resource Plan by September.
ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has raised concerns about the Public Protector's decision to investigate President Cyril Ramaphosa over a R500 000 donation to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign from Gavin Watson, the boss of services firm African Global Operations (formerly known as Bosasa).
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.
The offshore gas deposits at Brulpadda have the potential to offer SA independence, economic growth and jobs, says Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.
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.
The Cape Town event brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour to discuss the latest developments in the sector and clinch deals.
Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe showed strong support for mega energy projects across the continent, highlighting Africa’s lack of development compared to other regions as a reason to keep going.
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said a golden opportunity lay ahead for wind energy investors to exploit, as off-grind energy solutions would boost the country’s energy consumption without burdening the national energy grid.
Advocate Sandra Coetzee has been appointed the acting head of the Independent Power Producers Office, following the removal of former boss Karen Breytenbach.
An excerpt from the think tank’s report argues that the recovery of the mining industry is possible, but that the industry needs “significant reforms” to achieve this.
A voice from the grave accuses Sandile Nogxina, a former director-general and now advisor to the mining minister, of betraying a community.
Also on Tuesday the North Gauteng High Court ruled that Gupta-linked advisory company Trillian must pay back R595m to the power utility.
The ANC has come under fire for the inclusion of a number of tainted party members on its parliamentary and provincial legislature lists.
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.
ANC national chairperson Gwede Mantashe denied that Bosasa upgraded security at his private residences
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has taken to Twitter to warn about a social media account impersonating him and offering people a business opportunity.
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