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2017 the year of action for mining industry, says SA Minerals Minister Zwane

CAPE TOWN, February 6 (ANA) – South African minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, assured investors and stakeholders on Monday that the government would act on finalising outstanding mining legislation and deal with uncertainty in the mining industry. Delivering a keynote address at the opening of the “Investing in African Mining Indaba” in Cape Town, […]

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Apple, Google, Uber join fight against Trump travel ban

SEATTLE (AP) — Dozens of tech companies, including behemoths like Apple, Google, and Facebook, are siding with Washington state and Minnesota as they fight President Donald Trump’s ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The companies filed briefs late Sunday with a federal appellate court saying the […]

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US spy alliances may be tested by unpredictable Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s unpredictable foreign policy could hamper longstanding U.S. intelligence-sharing partnerships as countries react to a president who seeks closer ties to Russia and is unafraid to offend American allies by cracking down on immigration or getting angry with friendly leaders. Veteran spies say intelligence relationships are built to weather storms between […]

In The News South Africa

DA calls for Madonsela to ‘ensure that there is a fair settlement’ for Esidimeni relatives

The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for former Public Protector Adv Thuli Madonsela to be appointed to lead a process of redress over the 94 deaths of mental health patients in Gauteng. DA MP Jack Bloom released a statement on Monday morning stating that the DA supported the recommendations of Health Ombudsman Prof Malegapuru Makgoba, […]