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Cameroon pays the price of gold rush
Cameroon pays the price of gold rush
Reinnier Kaze in Bétaré-Oya
Chinese mining company ruins lives of Mozambican villagers
Chinese mining company ruins lives of Mozambican villagers
Nagonha is a small rural village of just 1 329 residents on the northern coastline of Mozambique. Situated in the Angoche district, about 180km...
Zwane’s mining DG in firing line
Zwane’s mining DG in firing line
A major shake-up is on the cards at the department of mineral resources.
Mantashe takes on mining laws
Mantashe takes on mining laws
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has moved to settle disagreements about mining legislation and push through the Mining Charter and the...
Ramaphosa plays the hand he was dealt
Ramaphosa plays the hand he was dealt
The true art of politics is to extract the maximum benefit out of imperfect bargains. The successful politician takes even the most minimally...
The bones echo the cry for the return of ancestral land
The bones echo the cry for the return of ancestral land
The man holds up a pair of what appears to be human bones in his hands.
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
Unemployment lower, but black women, the youth remain the most vulnerable
The latest unemployment statistics from StatsSA show that South Africa’s unemployment rate declined to 26.7% in the fourth quarter last year from...
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
​Weaker than expected mining results may drag GDP down
As the African Mining Indaba draws to a close today, the sector recorded strong year-on-year growth in 2017, however its weak momentum may wear on...
Our cup runneth over, Zwane tells mining indaba
Our cup runneth over, Zwane tells mining indaba
Recent economic growth driven by 8.2% and 6.6% growth in the mining sector during last year's second and third quarters respectively, has helped...
The case for giving zama-zamas mining rights
The case for giving zama-zamas mining rights
In August, informal miners marched on the department of mineral resources (DMR) in Pretoria to demand the legalisation of small-scale...
Zama-zamas take their chances rather than starve
Zama-zamas take their chances rather than starve
He moves swiftly through the damp darkness of the abandoned mine shaft, expertly handling a wheelbarrow. His body is half bent to avoid hitting the...
Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
Illegal mining about survival, not criminality
The mining industry has made the news lately for a range of reasons. In the past four weeks, debates have revolved around the mining charter, with...

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