Those who have problems with Ramaphosa are rubbing their hands in glee at what they see as reinforcement that he is captured by those who funded his campaign, writes Chris Vick.
The mining sector should be offered cash and tax incentives, in a similar format to the manufacturing industry, said a tax expert.
There’s a better potential haven than gold for investors spooked by the risk of a recession this year - mid-sized producers who’ve outperformed both bullion and the rest of the mining industry.
The town of Obuasi in Ghana is said to be the site of the richest Anglo Gold Ashanti gold mine in the world, but it looks nothing like a town where a multinational company has invested hundreds of millions, says Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo.
President of the Economics Association of Zambia, Lubinda Haabazoka, has said while South African companies such as Murray & Roberts, Shoprite and Pick 'n Pay are already present in Zambia, the country wants to attract more SA investment.
The Cape Town event brings together investors, mining groups, government officials and labour to discuss the latest developments in the sector and clinch deals.
Technology is the answer, forget about the question, says Jarred Myers.
Government should take care not to chase away mining investors with unnecessary and heavy-handed statements, Gold Fields chairperson Mamphela Ramphele says.
Post-Marikana mining in SA has been irrevocably changed and there are many timebombs waiting to go off, Gold Fields chairperson Mamphela Ramphele says.
Amplats, the world's largest producer of platinum, has to be restructured to make it viable for the future, says outgoing Anglo CEO Cynthia Carroll.
One of the religious leaders who mediated talks between strikers and Lonmin management to end the deadly Marikana strike, has launched a blistering attack on mines.
More political elites are using nationalism as a means of drumming up relevance among the disaffected electorate.
Petra Diamonds have fallen the most in eight months in London after the South Africa-focused miner dug up gems worth significantly less than expected.
President Cyril Ramaphosa told delegates at the 25th Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town that government would introduce a range of reforms in legislation and state-owned entities to ensure that the local mining industry remained in its "sunrise days".
Mining industry leaders have called on government for reliable power supply and better infrastructure to allow for meaningful investment.
A local mine drilling company this week launched a new type of tunnel boring method that it hopes will become a competitive means to make horizontal tunnels, bring down costs, speed up mining and improve safety.
Resource nationalism needs a poison pill, says Jarred Myers.
China’s campaign and race for resources globally is systematic and deliberate, acclaimed author Dambisa Moyo has told the mining indaba in Cape Town.
While most South Africans support foreign direct investment, they view corruption as the greatest hurdle to attracting it, a survey shows.
Minister Susan Shabangu says the government is looking into ways to ensure that South Africa remains a destination of choice for mining companies.
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu says the private sector must play its role in improving work conditions to prevent a repeat of the Marikana disaster.
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