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By Their Fruits

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FEW ISSUES in contemporary South Africa arouse as much emotion as “the land question”. Given SA’s history, it is hardly surprising that land reform should generate so much political heat. Black South Africans were devastated by land dispossession and disparities in ownership. Today, land still remains a symbol of inequality and social exclusion. It is …

R277 million Gansbaai to Bredasdorp road to unlock economic potential in Overberg Region

Statement by Donald Grant Minister of Transport and Public Works R277 Million Gansbaai To Bredasdorp road to unlock economic potential in Overgberh region I am honoured to be here today, during October Transport Month, to celebrate the completion of the upgraded Gansbaai to Bredasdorp road. This project, and many like it, will serve as a …

Polished Diamond Prices Slide in September

RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI™) for 1 ct. GIA-Graded Diamonds -6.3% in 3Q October 13, 2015, New York … Diamond suppliers are under pressure as polished prices fell further in September. According to the Rapaport Monthly Report – October 2015, U.S. demand is steady as the holiday season approaches but Chinese buyers are restrained due to …

AngloGold Ashanti Reaches Three-Year Wage Deal With Majority of SA Employees

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Johannesburg – AngloGold Ashanti has reached a three-year wage deal with the majority of its employees in South Africa, providing certainty to operations that accounted for little over a quarter of its total production past year. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and the United Association of South Africa (UASA) today accepted AngloGold Ashanti’s …

Groundbreaking partnership to revive Obuasi gold mine

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(Accra, Ghana, 16 September 2015) – Randgold Resources Limited (“Randgold”) and AngloGold Ashanti have concluded an investment agreement (the “Agreement”) aimed at the formation of a joint venture to redevelop and operate AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi gold mine in Ghana.  In terms of the Agreement, Randgold will lead and fund a development plan designed to rebuild …

Viskwotas misken bruines se bestaansreg

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Die rasgegronde kwotas wat die ANC-regering nou op die visbedryf wil afdruk, sal die bruin gemeenskap van die Weskus wesenlik raak en kan dié mense se aandeel in die bedryf effektiewelik uitwis, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor ekonomie. Ingevolge voorgestelde nuwe regulasies in terme van die Wet op Lewende …

Prasa se hoofingenieur wel by Ingenieursraad geregistreer, maar nie as gegradeerde nie

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ʼn Voorlopige ondersoek van die VF Plus het aan die lig gebring dat Prasa se hoofingenieur, dr. Daniel Mtimkulu, wel by die Ingenieursraad van Suid-Afrika (Ecsa) geregistreer is, maar slegs as ingenieurstegnoloog, sê adv. Anton Alberts, die VF Plus se parlementêre woordvoerder oor vervoer. Om as tegnoloog te registreer, vereis ‘n diploma en ʼn B-Tech-kwalifikasie. …