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Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Digging deep: Change for the future

There is a cautious optimism in the mining industry at present

The Mining Indaba 2019: A look ahead

The indaba has become a powerful platform for funding, networking, discussions, making deals and more

Getting underground and creating value

Modernisation is the key for South African mining

A seismic innovation

TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Emerging Researcher through research and its outputs by an individual

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

Tainted people can’t lead ANC’s transformation charge

Zwane's new charter is easy to dismiss due to his Gupta links

Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?

The moment demands boldness, and the benefits far outweigh the risk of doing nothing to shift the undesirable status quo

Does Oppenheimer say it all?

Sycophants are everywhere to be found but it’s the words of the man himself and the empire he ruled that reveal his true nature

Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect

Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in dangerous gold mines.

Nation’s loss is literature’s gain

The ingredients of great South African novels are based on greed, injustice, land and natural resources.

Much ado about responsible mining in Africa yields few results

The African Union endorses the vision for responsible mining – but does big capital?

Dreams turn to dust for Mozambicans moved for Vale pit

The community claim their dream of a new urban life has turned into an ordeal, with leaking water pipes and street lights that never come on.

Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises

Informal miners were the hardest hit when dodgy ‘investors’ were finally chased out of Sekhukhune, Limpopo.

How much do governments rake in? Mining giants come clean on taxes

But now governments must also be more transparent about how income from mining companies is spent.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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