Analysis & Profiles 16.6.2017 09:56 am

Zwane’s Mining Charter just another pro-Zuma gambit

This populism on steroids cares little for the actual health of the industry or the country.

The fractures and fissures between the department of mineral resources and the mining industry, as represented by the Chamber of Mines, will become a grand canyon with the release of the new Mining Charter.

Zwane’s Mining Charter just another pro-Zuma gambit
Zwane’s Mining Charter just another pro-Zuma gambit

Zwane’s Mining Charter just another pro-Zuma gambit

This populism on steroids cares little for the actual health of the industry or the country.

Outdated political ideology is the sick man of this country
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Outdated political ideology is the sick man of this country

Essential reading for the ANC as it prepares for its policy conference later this month.
Quarterly labour force figures paint a grim picture
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Quarterly labour force figures paint a grim picture

The reality and facts are awful, and we must face them.
There is no financial tsunami on the horizon
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There is no financial tsunami on the horizon

President Jacob Zuma’s actions have caused the country and economy great harm and their ramifications will probably continue for many years to come.
A blueprint for financial survival
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A blueprint for financial survival

A financial tsunami heading our way… what to do?
SA needs to do more to plug its deficit than target the rich
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SA needs to do more to plug its deficit than target the rich

In his 2017/18 budget speech, Pravin Gordhan opted to focus on taxing high income earners to find desperately needed money.
The odd meaning of ‘radical economic transformation’ in SA
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The odd meaning of ‘radical economic transformation’ in SA

In his state of the nation address, Zuma spoke emphatically of ‘radical economic transformation’, causing nationwide debate. What does it mean?
Irony-free Cyril willing to invest further billions in ‘predictable’ SA
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Irony-free Cyril willing to invest further billions in ‘predictable’ SA

In a column penned by the deputy president, Ramaphosa says SA is governed in a ‘stable and predictable way’. Really now?
Zama-zamas here to stay, top mining lawyer says
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Zama-zamas here to stay, top mining lawyer says

Widespread poverty will continue feeding the desperation that keeps zama-zamas going underground, top lawyer says.
Black South Africans earn the least – survey
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Black South Africans earn the least – survey

Black workers earn on average R4 723 a month, coloureds R6 294, Indians R12 265 and whites R17 123.
State to close provident fund tax loophole
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State to close provident fund tax loophole

Provident fund members have best of both worlds – saving for retirement in a tax shelter then being able to take 100% of savings as a cash lump sum on retirement.

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