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Municipality to be handed fresh water resource – Zwane

CAPE TOWN, February 5 – South African minister of mineral resources Mosebenzi Zwane announced on Monday that his department would be handing over the newly-discovered fresh water resource in Beaufort West to the municipality. Last year, the Council for Geoscience (CGS), a statutory science council under the Department of Mineral Resources, made an unprecedented discovery of a […]

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#MiningIndaba: SA mining industry pledges to work with govt to revive economy

JOHANNESBURG, February 1 – South Africa’s mining industry on Thursday expressed hope that the election of new leadership for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) signals a new dawn for collaboration between the government and the sector to boost the economy. The ANC elected the country’s deputy president and leader of government business Cyril Ramaphosa […]

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ANC announces new NEC as, 54th National Conference wraps up

JOHANNESBURG, December 21 – Former treasurer-general of the African National Congress (ANC), Zweli Mkhize, tops the list of South Africa’s ruling party’s 80-member National Executive Committee (NEC) – the highest decision-making body. Mkhize, who shockingly withdrew from the party leadership race on Sunday for the sake of “unity”, made a strong comeback. Announcing the results in the early hours […]

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SA Delegation to Visit 2018 Eastern Economic Forum for First Time – Statement

Russia, November 15 – A delegation from South Africa that will include Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane and businesspeople will visit the Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok in 2018 for the first time, the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East said Wednesday.       “The […]

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‘I am not captured,’ insists South Africa’s Mineral Resources Minister

PARLIAMENT, October 18 – Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Wednesday again denied making any decision favouring the influential Gupta brothers, who are at the centre of state capture allegations, while at the same time not denying he’s met with members of the family and their associates. Zwane was answering questions by MPs sitting on […]

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Zwane urges development of more African geological surveys

JOHANNESBURG, October 9 – South African Minister of Mineral Resources, Mosebenzi Zwane, on Monday said that the limited knowledge of geosciences in Africa was thwarting appropriate steps to enable maximisation of development needed to transform the social and economic fabric of the continent. Zwane said that the role played by geological surveys to ensure enhanced development […]