Gigaba wasn't targeted by old guard, mistakes are his own - Mantashe

2018-11-14 12:06

ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe has criticised those blaming former home affairs minister Malusi Gigaba's political woes on a "generational battle" in the ANC.

Mantashe: Tech investment in mining industry should not be threat to workers

2018-11-02 08:00

Technology investment in the mining industry should not be a threat to workers, says Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe.

Mantashe: Xolobeni consultation is being handled the right way

2018-10-31 20:04

Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe has again pushed back against criticism of mining exploration at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, despite misgivings that mining would harm the area’s ecosystem.

Mineral Resources dept's irregular spend balloons to a whopping R11.6m

2018-10-09 14:46

The Department of Mineral Resources’s irregular expenditure has spiked from R424 000 reported in 2016/17 to a whopping R11.6m for the past financial year.

Bosasa security upgrades: Mantashe speaks out

2018-09-30 07:19

ANC national chair and mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe has spoken out about security upgrades at his home and other properties undertaken by controversial corruption accused company Bosasa.

Mantashe: I didn't give the go ahead on Xolobeni

2018-09-26 18:19

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has distanced himself from claims made by an Australian company about a controversial mining operation in the Eastern Cape.

Attorney arrested after bumping heads with Mantashe, marching at mining meeting

2018-09-24 13:26

An attorney representing Eastern Cape residents opposing an application for a mine in Xolobeni, was arrested at the weekend after marching with community members during a meeting with Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe.

'What's the hullabaloo?' – Mantashe on ANC meeting with banks over closure of Gupta accounts

2018-09-17 21:34

"I met the banks, that was public. So what is new?" asked Mantashe.

7 figures that reflect the state of mining in SA

2018-09-15 11:00

Although still considered a 'sunrise industry' by the Minerals Council of South Africa, SA's mining industry has faced job losses, a fall in its exploration budget and rising input costs for the past decade.

We have confidence in Mantashe, Minerals Council CEO tells investors

2018-08-30 20:33

Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter’s speech at the Africa DownUnder investor conference was a 180-degree turn from last year’s verbal bashing of former minister Mosebenzi Zwane.


ANC to send Mantashe to lead delegation at state capture inquiry

2018-11-13 16:17

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will lead the ANC when it appears before the judicial commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture, the party's Zizi Kodwa says.

Stop 'mantashing' me - EFF's Koni to Gwede Mantashe

2018-11-01 22:37

"Answer me and stop 'mantashing' me," Nkagisang Koni of the EFF tells Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe during a session at Parliament.

Human rights lawyer charged for pointing his finger at policeman

2018-10-16 10:13

Human rights lawyer Richard Spoor has been charged with assault for pointing his finger at a police officer.

Mantashe: Leave mining out of sovereign wealth fund plans

2018-10-03 11:58

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says he has objected to a proposal of using the mining industry to fund the country's mooted sovereign wealth fund.

Mantashe: We've heard Xolobeni oppose mining, now they must hear those who want it

2018-09-27 15:28

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has slammed allegations that his department met privately with an Australian mining company. Still, he said, while the Xolobeni community can oppose mining there, others have the right to support it.

Attorney who marched on Mantashe's mining meeting charged

2018-09-25 15:36

Richard Spoor, who together with residents opposes an application for a mine in Xolobeni, has appeared in court after he was arrested at the weekend after marching with community members.

3 hard lessons South Africans should learn from the state capture inquiry

2018-09-20 09:11

Political developments in South Africa continue to dish out lessons about the acquisition, use, abuse and limits of political power, writes Mpumelelo Mkhabela.

State capture and Standard Bank: ANC emerges as the main accused

2018-09-17 15:20

How could the ANC not be on trial at the commission of inquiry into state capture? The organisation, its leaders and its deployees to government all were seemingly in service of the Guptas' shadow state, Pieter du Toit argues.

Bosasa's big brother bonanza

2018-09-10 08:29

Those who have been implicated in the Bosasa big brother bonanza (BBBB) have admitted to various things. It all began with Smith offering an explanation that would really offend primary school children, writes Ralph Mathekga.

#StateCaptureInquiry: Duarte disputes meeting Mentor over Gupta Cabinet post offer

2018-08-28 21:17

Former MP Vytjie Mentor has told the commission that she informed Gwede Mantashe and Jessie Duarte about her meeting with the Guptas in 2010.

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