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Shabangu: Nationalisation ‘not the option’

Nationalising South Africa's mines is "not the option", Mines Minister Susan Shabangu said on Tuesday.

Govt will ensure enough coal for Eskom

Mining Minister Susan Shabangu said on Wednesday the government would act if necessary to ensure sufficient coal supplies for power generation.

Sasol looks for gas to boost synfuels, chemicals operations

South Africa's Sasol is looking for more gas across Africa and beyond to boost its production of chemicals and synthetic fuels.

Kumba says it didn’t manipulate mining right application

Kumba has dismissed allegations by a former government official that it was manipulating the system to gain rights to a stake in one of its mines.

Paris Hilton questioned by police after Cup match

Hollywood socialite Paris Hilton was arrested after a World Cup match in South Africa on Friday on suspicion of marijuana possession.

Transnet strike halts rail and port operations

Thousands of transport workers joined a national strike on Wednesday, paralysing rail and port operations in the country.

Sasol first-half earnings drop

Sasol has reported a 51% drop in first-half earnings, hit by a strong rand and lower crude oil prices.

Trans-Kalahari coal line seen in five years

A railway line to transport coal from Botswana to Namibia could be built within five years, in time to allow CIC Energy to export part of its coal.

Eskom to drive Anglo’s SA coal strategy

Anglo American's South African coal unit expects domestic demand to drive future expansion, especially in the underexploited Waterberg area.

Namibia ruling party’s two-thirds majority at risk

Namibia's ruling party was heading on Tuesday for a big election win but results so far showed the two-thirds majority is under threat.

Namibia poll results trickle in, Swapo set to win

First results from Namibia's elections trickled in on Monday, but too few to show whether a new opposition would break up the ruling party's majority.

SA wants Godsell back at Eskom

Bobby Godsell is being asked to reconsider his resignation as chairperson from troubled utility Eskom, Barbara Hogan said on Friday.

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