Anyone against new Mining Charter wants to see black people enslaved – Zwane

The minister was chased away at a meeting on the charter by a group of angry residents in Mpumalanga.

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says those who are opposed to the controversial new Mining Charter gazetted last week do not want to be part of a progressive country, but instead want to see black people enslaved.

Anyone against new Mining Charter wants to see black people enslaved – Zwane

Anyone against new Mining Charter wants to see black people enslaved – Zwane

The minister was chased away at a meeting on the charter by a group of angry residents in Mpumalanga.

Calm Proteas square T20 series in a thriller

Calm Proteas square T20 series in a thriller

AB de Villiers and his troops take advantage of a slice of luck to clinch a brilliant win over England in Taunton.
Gauteng proposes a ‘win-win’ approach for ANC leadership election

Gauteng proposes a ‘win-win’ approach for ANC leadership election

A “winner takes all” situation could see the party losing the 2019 general elections, says Mashatile.
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North West communities to benefit from the revised mining charter

North West communities to benefit from the revised mining charter

North West premier Supra Mahumapelo said it was about time people benefit from the mining companies.
Warren Whiteley: Ellis Park crowd shows Springboks faith is back

Warren Whiteley: Ellis Park crowd shows Springboks faith is back

The Springboks skipper can’t wait to deliver in a ‘great atmosphere’ and is also quite keen to combine with his talented loose trio.
Civil engineering consultancy challenges Mkhwebane’s findings

Civil engineering consultancy challenges Mkhwebane’s findings

Yet another company seems to think the public protector has blundered back in a report.

Men accused of killing two Soweto women granted bail

The Magistrate said the State’s case was not strong enough to keep the men in custody.

Ryan Sandes targets Western States victory

He hopes to become the first South African to win the 100-mile race.

Bvuma in Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has announced a 20-man squad for the 2017 Cosafa Cup, which will take place in Rustenburg from June 25 to July 9.

Mozambican Civil War mortar bombs for sale

It is alleged the bombs are remnants of the civil war in Mozambique.

WATCH: Athlete’s hilarious recovery after wig falls off on the field

This is what happens when your body travels a greater distance than your hair.

WATCH: Gavin Hunt probably dances better than you

A video of Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt dancing to house music while holding a bottle of beer has been circulating on social media.

Panayiotou trial: state expected to close its case soon

Christopher Panayiotou is accused of paying Luthando Siyoni, a bouncer from his nightclub, to hire Vumazonke to kill his wife.

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Cici: I have no intention of dropping assault charges against Mafokate

Cici recently opened a case of assault against the musician, who she called ‘my boyfriend’ in a police statement.

WATCH: KZN man’s rendition of ‘Bad Man’ at taxi rank impresses R Kelly

Twitter users have suggested that the veteran musician feature the fan when he visits Mzansi again.

What Bonang hopes to achieve before she dies

It seems the Metro FM exit for the star, who turns 30 on Sunday, has opened a lot more doors than expected.

Ntsiki Mazwai’s message to ‘dom’ and ‘ignorant’ SA celebrities

The poet says she is glad these ‘fake’ celebrities have exposed themselves and now she’s not the dodgy one, they are.

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Bvuma in Bafana squad for Cosafa Cup

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has announced a 20-man squad for the 2017 Cosafa Cup, which will take place in Rustenburg from June 25 to July 9.

WATCH: Gavin Hunt probably dances better than you

A video of Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt dancing to house music while holding a bottle of beer has been circulating on social media.

Manzini hopes to do more for the needy

Chippa United striker Lerato Manzini is using his off-season break to help the needy by donating school shoes to the learners of his former school Majaho Primary in Welkom on Friday.

Abraw unaware of Chiefs axing

A source close to the Togolese striker claims the player is unaware that Chiefs will let him go.

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Calm Proteas square T20 series in a thriller

AB de Villiers and his troops take advantage of a slice of luck to clinch a brilliant win over England in Taunton.

Warren Whiteley: Ellis Park crowd shows Springboks faith is back

The Springboks skipper can’t wait to deliver in a ‘great atmosphere’ and is also quite keen to combine with his talented loose trio.

Ryan Sandes targets Western States victory

He hopes to become the first South African to win the 100-mile race.

Francois Hougaard has ironic role to play at the Springboks

Being the only overseas player in the starting line-up would suggest he’s ‘special’ but he’s actually filling Ross Cronje’s boots.

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Anyone against new Mining Charter wants to see black people enslaved – Zwane

The minister was chased away at a meeting on the charter by a group of angry residents in Mpumalanga.

Group Five’s extraordinary general meeting sparks an exodus of board members

This comes after fund manager Allan Gray said last month that it had lost faith in the Group Five board.

New broom(s) eager to sweep Eskom dirt away

The public enterprises minister has signalled her intentions to clean the Eskom mess by appointing a Gupta-free acting CEO and a fresh board.

SA economy: We ought not to be here

Is South Africa a fallen angel that can still save itself?

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Police mull manslaughter charges over London blaze

Police fear the toll may be higher because some residents may have been living in the tower illegally.

Mexico rejects Trump claim that it is the world’s second most violent country

Mexican officials have derided Trump’s claim that Mexico will pay for the wall’s construction.

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

Guatemala is in a risk zone for tremors, located where the Caribbean Cocos tectonic plates converge with North America’s tectonic plates.

May to unveil plans to ‘protect’ EU citizens’ rights after Brexit

May’s spokesman earlier said that she would set out the principles of her plan over dinner with other EU leaders on Thursday evening.

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Our councils throw money down the drain

The profligate irregular spending by municipal bodies has increased by a staggering 50% to R18.81 billion.

Speaker has the power – now use it

Mbete is between the rock of where the speaker’s loyalties lie and the hard place of the ANC’s solidarity.

The perils of racial stereotyping

In a global world of cross-cultural and transglobal relationships and intermarriage, race as a defining feature is all the more ludicrous.

My busy piece of heaven

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