January 1, 1970

Zwane drops a Mining Charter

The new document is riddled with controversial clauses, radical changes and claims of near-zero consultation, making legal action inevitable. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Legal experts clash over constitutionality of minerals bill

Legal experts disagree over whether the amendments to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act would be allowed in terms of the Constitution. Source: News
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
January 1, 1970

‘Our heroes changed our lives’

While the quality of life of Marikana mine workers has improved, looming job cuts could leave many thousands destitute. Source: News