January 1, 1970

NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms

The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried about the possible retrenchments of thousands of workers at Sibanye Gold’s operations in South Africa. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Zwane says he has not enforced mining rights freeze

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has not enforced a freeze on new mining right or prospecting right applications, the department has explained. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Judge tears into Zwane, asks if mines minister thinks he's Trump

A highly irritated judge has given Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane a roasting for failing to submit an answering affidavit to an urgent court application by the […]
January 1, 1970

Time for a lekgotla

When Roman historian Suetonius described Emperor Nero as “fiddling while Rome burns” he could well have been Source: News