Gwede Mantashe … Makgatho

  Is not going to disappear "uncles tiger and darkness"...   Makgatho told Sunday World she broke up with Mboweni because he was a "control freak".     The soap opera doesn't end there and it will go on.   Mantashe claims that he paid two Sunday World journalists R70,000 not to run with the story.      Sunday… Continue reading Gwede Mantashe … Makgatho

Xolobeni – mining in East Cape

Various discussions took place on the Xolobeni mining process and Mantashe's visit. :::: 1. It is important to record that Minister Mantashe’s proposed ‘independent’ survey is not in line with the #Right2SayNo judgment in favour of the Xolobeni community. Not even close. 2. The Xolobeni #Right2SayNo order provides that the “full and informed consent” of… Continue reading Xolobeni – mining in East Cape

Xolobeni court ruling

  Mantashe said the survey would be consistent with the South Gauteng High Court ruling on mining Xolobeni and that "if the community says no, there will be no mining".   Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe announced on Wednesday that the Department of Mineral Resources would commission an independent survey in Xolobeni – the community… Continue reading Xolobeni court ruling

Diamonds/Diamante – Gold/Goud -MINERALS

Most of the big mining companies and businesses involved and operated in South Africa are all B-BBEE - some relevant to a foreign country.   The board members, chief executives, directors, share holders, those who deals with diamonds, gold or other minerals can not claim they are poor.      The South African mining industry is most… Continue reading Diamonds/Diamante – Gold/Goud -MINERALS