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Minister set to ‘cripple’ energy fund

Moving the state-owned mining company to Mosebenzi Zwane’s control has sparked new fears of state capture and conflict of interests

Mine bosses descend on Cape Town, but leave chequebooks at home

About 6 000 attendees were expected at the Mining Indaba, which started on Monday. But investors are wary - South Africa's past is catching up.

Shabangu presents new regulations for fracking

To the upset of anti-fracking groups, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu presented proposed technical regulations that will govern fracking.

Fracking spin-offs trump concerns

Nine pages - that is all South Africa got after months of silence over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the Karoo.

Nationalisation out, nationalism in

The state and ANC are rigorously debating proposals that could force a radical shake-up of the country's $2.5-trillion non-energy mineral wealth.

Mineral holders can claim compensation

Mineral rights holders, who forfeited their rights when the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act came into effect, are entitled to claim.

SA to start mine rights online system

South Africa will launch its new online mineral rights application system next week, which aims to ensure transparency and end admin blunders.

The case for the nationalisation of mineral resources

ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu argues the case for the nationalisation of mineral resources.

The case against the nationalisation of mineral resources

Jeremy Cronin, deputy general secretary of the SA Communist Party, argues the case against that of ANC Youth League spokesperson, Floyd Shivambu.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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