Black people can’t be spectators – Mantashe says in defence of Mining Charter

The draft of the revised Mining Charter has been criticised as unlikely to entice new investors or even stimulate growth in the mining sector.

The industry cannot remain the same, and black South Africans cannot be spectators, as they must also benefit and accumulate wealth, according to Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe, who has been accused of walking a tightrope with the revised Mining Charter draft.

Black people can’t be spectators – Mantashe says in defence of Mining Charter

Black people can’t be spectators – Mantashe says in defence of Mining Charter

The draft of the revised Mining Charter has been criticised as unlikely to entice new investors or even stimulate growth in the mining sector.

Bonang and the art of saying nothing

Bonang and the art of saying nothing

‘A lot of things, a lot of things, a lot of things …’
Accountancy body charges former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh with misconduct

Accountancy body charges former Eskom CFO Anoj Singh with misconduct

Among others charges, Singh has ‘conducted himself in a manner which was discreditable, dishonourable, dishonest, irregular or unworthy’.
Israel comments an ‘attempt to appear smart’ – Shashi Naidoo

Israel comments an ‘attempt to appear smart’ – Shashi Naidoo

In the latest in a series of apologies made for an Instagram comment about Israel, the TV presenter says her views were a cut-and-pasted ‘feeble attempt to appear smart’.
Independent probe finds no racism in Ashwin Willemse saga

Independent probe finds no racism in Ashwin Willemse saga

SuperSport confirm that the former Springbok wing voluntarily didn’t provide any evidence of his own.
Load shedding likely tonight due to increased demand – Eskom

Load shedding likely tonight due to increased demand – Eskom

Electricity users are urged to switch off all non-essential lights, appliances, pool pumps and geysers between 5pm and 9pm.

Man, 24, cites witchcraft after allegedly murdering grandmother

The man is awaiting sentencing. He has pleaded not guilty.

Chiefs no nearer to new coach

The search for a new coach for Kaizer Chiefs continues, with several candidates out of the running.

Hefty sentence for Rustenburg church robbers

The two and a third man robbed churchgoers at gunpoint during a church service on March 19, 2017.

Boy, 9, killed in hit-and-run by ‘speeding’ taxi

It is alleged the driver, 18, was speeding. A witness said the driver took off and didn’t stop.

World’s oldest Sumatran orangutan dies

Puan passed away yesterday, aged 62.

Suspects accused of murdering 15-year-old George boy denied bail

The case was postponed to July 10 for Regional Court screening.

I want progress, says judge during spat with Novella’s defence lawyer

The judge says the accused had said he understood court proceedings on Monday, after a psychiatrist suggested the accused be given a few days before the trial proceeded.

Two found guilty of 12-year-old girl’s execution-style killing

The case was postponed until July 26 for sentencing proceedings.

lifestyle

The top 10 cities where it’s no work, all play

The top leisure destinations are hot, sun-soaked cities s in close proximity to water.

Recipes: Fish tacos ensenada

As the winter months stretch, spice up your life with this mouth-watering recipe.

The Westcliff: A luxurious hotel amidst a concrete jungle

If you don’t get the chance to stay over at The Westcliff, head down on a Saturday morning for the almost-ultimate brunch experience.

Red carpet-approved ways to rock a nude lip

Makeup mogul Kim Kardashian has made it her signature red carpet look.

phakaaathi

Mbalula urged to ask former Bafana coach to ‘pay back the money’

Former Sports minister Fikile Mbalula caught up with former Bafana Bafana coach Joel Santana at the World Cup in Russia.

Chiefs no nearer to new coach

The search for a new coach for Kaizer Chiefs continues, with several candidates out of the running.

Off-season break sees PSL clubs go to market

The saying ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ comes to mind with player clear-outs at Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs likely to get other PSL club bosses reaching for their cheque-books.

LaLiga and Tanzania FF join forces to develop the game in East Africa

The institutions will exchange knowledge and experience in relation to competition organisation, financial management, audiovisual matters and marketing, among other fields.

sport

Independent probe finds no racism in Ashwin Willemse saga

SuperSport confirm that the former Springbok wing voluntarily didn’t provide any evidence of his own.

Semenya’s challenge to testosterone rule probed by CAS

The CAS has opened a probe into Caster Semenya’s challenge to the controversial testosterone rule imposed by the IAAF.

The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane

Promoting youth is working for the men from Ellis Park and Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s injury means he could stake a claim in his favoured position at centre.

Four candidates to fill AB’s void in white-ball cricket

The national selectors have various options to consider as they plan for the Proteas’ assault on the World Cup next year.

business

Apple fined millions by Australia

The technology giant has been found guilty by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights.

These are the days of a reactionary labour movement

Organised labour is responsible for its own weakening status and influence.

The revised Mining Charter fumbles and crashes

No friend of labour or mining communities, and likely to discourage investors.

Will SA banks pursue open banking before they need to?

Global trends and the ability to deliver true real-time banking functionality make it likely.

world

Landmark gay marriage case heard in Philippines

The Philippines’ top court heard arguments on Tuesday for the legalisation of gay marriage, a historic first in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation.

Kim Jong Un reports back to Xi Jinping on Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing Tuesday to brief his sole major ally on his unprecedented summit with US President Donald Trump.

Russians and foreign fans look for love

The language barrier has not stopped Russians and thousands of foreign football fans from mixing on the streets of Moscow.

Germany’s right give Merkel an immigration ultimatum

Angela Merkel risks a political crisis if she can’t keep right wing anti-immigration hardliners in her conservative bloc happy.

opinion

Humble Beast has done SA proud

When he touches the ball in any match in this country, the roar of ‘Beast’ goes up. It happens often overseas, too – testament to his international fame.

Red flags go up over Liberty data breach

Most worrying about the hacking, say experts, was the first the company heard about it was a ransom demand from the data ‘kidnappers’.

Why Malema loves dabbling in racist rhetoric

One day, when Indians and blacks are at each other’s throats in KwaZulu-Natal, Malema and the EFF will be nowhere to be seen.

Nice day for a swim, don’t you think?

One of the ways in which the winter solstice is celebrated is to take a swim.

 

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The Citizen Trail Run 2018

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