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Chamber of Mines says it has lost confidence in Zwane’s leadership

JOHANNESBURG, September 8 – The Chamber of Mines on Friday said that its members have lost confidence in the Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, and his leadership, saying that the department’s failures have had material costs in the industry. The Chamber’s chief executive, Roger Baxter, said that key governance and policy challenges in South […]

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Mugabe responds to Mantashe’s “stupid” reaction

HARARE, September 7 ‑ Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday said African National Congress secretary-general Gwede Mantashe “stupidly” reacted to a remark he made about South Africa. While addressing captains of industry at State House in Harare, Mugabe said South Africa, was “economically un-free”, adding that he did not envy the neighbouring country. “We didn’t […]

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Scores killed in renewed CAR clashes

KINSHASA, September 6 – Dozens of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic. In Bria, among the most volatile regions, at least seven people have been killed in the villages of Boungou and Ngoungoa. An unspecified number of other civilians have been killed […]