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

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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

Xolobeni mining chaos

This is not the first time that people are upset with the mining procedures.  It is not only the people of Pondoland (Xhosa people) 17 January 2019 - Tensions rose. And so did chairs, stun grenades and teargas in the embattled rural and coastal town of Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape yesterday. This is where… Continue reading Xolobeni mining chaos

China in Africa and South Africa

Hul onversadigde mag na beheer, kontrole en minerale - wat ook die vervaardiging van wapens insluit.   Heelwat tenders is al in Afrika geplaas en bekende swart leiers is gebruik om tenders te bekom vir die bou van infrastruktuur vir die Chinese. They want land and they want control.  China's hunger for natural resources has set… Continue reading China in Africa and South Africa

Minerale regte, belasting en regering

Betaal is die "wet van Transvaal" MINERALE- EN PETROLEUM HULPBRONNE TANTIÈME Wat is nuut?  1 Oktober 2018 - Minerale- en Petroleum hulpbronne-tantièmeopgawe (MPR3) SARS het 'n nuwe vorm in werking gestel vir minerale- en petroleumhulpbronneopgawe en betalingsadvies. Die vorm is beskikbaar vir aflaai vanaf 1 Oktober 2018 en die bestaande MPRR-belastingpligtiges sal verwag word… Continue reading Minerale regte, belasting en regering

Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Restless  - Tans is ons konserwatiewe Afrikaner en Boere (blankes) 'n rustelose, moontlik swerwende volk, maar met 'n volwaardige geskiedenis en erfenis, wat niemand van ons kan wegneem nie en om op trots te wees.  Trots in die sin, dat ons voorouers nie bang was vir 'n alles oorheersende Engelse mag nie.  Trots in die… Continue reading Rustelose volk se geskiedkundige erfenis

Mineral Rights – Minerale regte

Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper Green and White Papers. The process of making a law sometimes begins with a discussion document, called a Green Paper. This is drafted in the Ministry or department dealing with the particular issue in order to show the way that it is thinking on a particular policy. Prof… Continue reading Mineral Rights – Minerale regte