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Impala’s Zimplats agrees to hand over 24,000 hectares of land to Zim govt

JOHANNESBURG, June 6 – Impala Platinum said on Wednesday its Zimbabwean subsidiary Zimplats had agreed to release 23,903 hectares of land within its mining lease area to the government to support efforts to enable participation by other investors in the platinum mining industry. Last year, Zimplats said the Zimbabwe’s government intended to compulsorily acquire 27,948 […]

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Kenyatta, Odinga exchange hugs and apologies at prayer meeting

JOHANNESBURG, June 1 (ANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and their deputies on Thursday exchanged hugs and apologies, cementing their pledge to promote unity after a fractious and bloody election, AFP reported. The unusual scene unfolded at the country’s annual national prayer meeting. It came eight months after Kenyatta’s re-election in […]