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  1. Exclusive: Amplats gets $385 million offer for Bokoni mine stake - sourcesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Reuters

    Anglo American Platinum, the world's top platinum miner, has received a 4.5 billion rand offer for its 49 percent stake in the Bokoni mine in northeast South Africa, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. South African platinum mining houses are on a restructuring drive that includes selling off under-performing and labor-intensive shafts following a five-month strike this year that dashed hopes of making them profitable.


  2. Jackson Family Buys South African VineyardRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wine Business Online

    I think Jackson Family Wines was waiting to make the announcement but the embargo is lifted. Jackson Family Wines chairman Barbara Banke confirmed the purchase during an interview with Wine Business Monthly last week.


  3. Precious metals sydicate bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 |

    "The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation in Gauteng and the North West arrested 28 members of a syndicate trafficking and dealing in precious metals ," spokesman Captain Paul Ramaloko said in a statement. The arrests followed a two-day intelligence-led operation that started in the early hours of Wednesday and was concluded in the early hours of Thursday.


  4. UPDATE 3-Anglo blames weak metal prices as key turnaround target delayedRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Reuters

    Global miner Anglo American said on Tuesday it aimed to slim down its workforce and warned of a delay in reaching a key return on capital target due to weaker metal prices, putting its long-term revamp strategy in doubt. The company said by 2017 a programme of divestments and productivity improvements would leave it with around 102,000 employees and contractors, some 60,000 less than in 2013.


  5. Manuel Neuer has won the biggest trophies in the game, he is the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Daily Mail

    The Germany goalkeeper, who is on the shortlist of three for FIFA's Ballon d'Or with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, is discussing his decision to come out and punch the ball in the 56th minute of the World Cup final when, in doing so, he flattened Gonzalo Higuain. Had he received the red card many thought he deserved, history might have been very different.


  6. South Africa: Bapo Ba Mogale Community Loses Out in Lonmin DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    It has taken Lonmin Plc a decade to cut the Bapo ba Mogale community a 3.3% slice of the company that mines platinum on its land. In the same period, Lonmin has served up an ownership share more than five times bigger to Shanduka Resources - a black empowerment company founded by ANC stalwart Cyril Ramaphosa - and sauced it with a series of loans and dispensations to keep it fresh.


  7. This backpack was trash. Now it's a life-saving schoolbag for kidsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | WICU12 Erie

    For many kids living in rural and non-electrified parts of South Africa, the final school bell doesn't just signal the end of another day of learning. Instead, it also means the beginning of an arduous trek through busy and dangerous roads to get back home in time to complete their homework before sunset.


  8. This bag was trash. Now it's a life-saving schoolbagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | CNN

    Repurpose Schoolbags is the first green initiative from Rethaka, a South Africa-based social startup founded by childhood friends-turned-business partners Thato Kgatlhanye and Rea Ngwane. The Repurpose Schoolbags were designed with the end users -- local schoolchildren -- in mind.


  9. .com | North West EFF elects killers as leaders - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | News24

    Economic Freedom Fighters MPL Papiki Babuile was sentenced to 12 years for murder, and eight months for conspiracy to murder, in the North Gauteng High Court sitting in Stilfontein last month. He was a part of gang convicted of the murder of rival politician, David Chika, who was the ANC's regional secretary, on the eve of the ruling party's Mangaung conference which kept President Jacob Zuma in power.


  10. Anglo shortlists possible buyersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 |

    ANGLO American, seeking to shrink its platinum business in South Africa, shortlisted about 10 potential buyers for its Union mine and aims to sell it for about $300 million in the first half of next year, according to people familiar with the plans. Anglo American Platinum, Anglo American's unit, had not yet received any bids from potential buyers, which included Sibanye Gold and Northam Platinum, said the people, who asked not to be named because the information was not public.


  11. Key points list no threat to national security, says judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Mail & Guardian

    The Johannesburg high court has found that disclosing the locations of 200 key points would not, as the state said, prejudice national security. The public was told in January this year that President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home was a national key point.


  12. UPDATE 1-Amplats expects full-year earnings to drop at least 20 pctRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Reuters

    Anglo American Platinum expects full-year earnings to fall by at least 20 percent because of the record five-month strike that hit its South African operation, it said on Monday. The wages dispute with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, which ended in June, cost Amplats 424,000 ounces in lost production and a further 108,000 ounces during the subsequent post-strike ramp-up.


  13. South Africa: Makgabeng Plateau - Will It Be Rock-Paintings and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 |

    A small mining company has made a rich new find, writes GREG MARINOVICH , but this may endanger one of South Africa's most remarkable rock art and cultural heritage sites. Perhaps a new pattern of business needs to be forged here.


  14. South African academy trains anti-poaching dogsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was phoned in and the aircraft arrived from Spain. RUSTENBURG, South Africa (AP) - Venom and Killer. These are members of a furry breed of anti-poaching operatives, dogs that can detect a whiff of ...


  15. S. African academy trains anti-poaching dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    RUSTENBURG, South Africa - Venom and Killer. These are members of a furry breed of anti-poaching operatives, dogs that can detect a whiff of hidden rhino horn in a suspect's vehicle or follow the spoor of armed poachers in South Africa's besieged wildlife parks.


  16. Man's best friend just got tougherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    Man's furry best friend is not only there to love and play with you. Some of them can abseil off helicopters and camouflage themselves in thick bush days at a times to catch rhino poachers.


  17. Anti-poaching dog squad used in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | CTV

    ... dog and its handler are photographed during training at an academy run by the Paramount Group, near Rustenburg, South Africa on Nov. 26, 2014. (AP / Denis Farrell)


  18. South African academy trains anti-poaching...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | SFGate

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 attack dogs and their handlers apprehend a "rhino poacher" center, after alighting from a helicopter into water, in a simulation exercise showing training at an academy run by the Paramount Group, near Rustenburg, South Africa. The course prepares canine units to find firearms or contraband, track suspects in the undergrowth and abseil in harnesses from helicopters in pursuit of poachers.


  19. Please stand up if you have benefited from beneficiationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 |

    Impala platinum mining operations in Rustenburg. The Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies said: "If we achieved a 20 percent discount on platinum, we could capture the world's catalytic conversion market."


  20. Cosatu wants labour laws enforcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 |

    The Congress of SA Trade Union in the North West has called on government to enforce all labour laws. "The government must enforce all labour laws including the Employment Equity Act provisions that requires all employers to report on their disproportionate income differentials at all wage levels and submit plans for their progressive reductions," Cosatu provincial secretary Solly Phetoe said on Thursday.