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  1. Lonmin: victim of price falls and management wobblesRead the original story

    36 min ago | Reuters

    Platinum producer Lonmin is facing its deepest crisis to date, hurt by a downturn in the metal and haunted by a mixture of bad luck and debatable management choices that are putting its survival at risk. Producers are squeezed between soaring costs and a rout in platinum prices to lows not seen since the 2008 financial crash.

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  2. KZN baby allergic to touchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    When a Verulam woman gave birth to her first child, a son, in March, all she wanted to do was hold him. But she could not because his skin blistered when she touched him, leaving raw patches on his tiny body.

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  3. UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Union Resources bids around $136 mln for Amplats mine-sourceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Reuters

    A group of South African investors known as Union Resources has offered around 1.7 billion rand for Anglo American Platinum's Union mine, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said, slashing the bid from about 3 billion rand after due diligence. Tshepo Bokaba, chairman of Union Resources which was formed in 2013 for the sole purpose of buying the mine, confirmed the group was bidding for the mine but declined to say how much it was offering.

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  4. S.Africa's Union Resources among bidders for Amplats mineRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    A group of South African investors known as Union Resources has made a bid for Anglo American Platinum's Union mine, its chairman said on Wednesday. Union Resources chairman Tshepo Bokaba said the group was bidding for the mine, but declined to say how much his company was offering.

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  5. Jobs disaster looms in SARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    South Africa is heading for a deeper jobs crisis, and unemployment is set to rise to new levels, as companies in the mining and steel industries shed jobs by the thousands and some shut their doors altogether. The mass retrenchments will push tens of thousands of workers who are already living on the edge of poverty into a pool of over 30 percent unemployed South Africans.

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  6. Review job cut plans, ANC tells minesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Iol.co.za

    The ANC on Monday called on mine companies to review their plan to cut thousands of jobs as it would worsen the struggling South African economy. "Those companies that are set to retrench, such as Lonmin, are called upon to review their decision, their plan will deepen the crisis in the economy," secretary general Gwede Mantashe told journalists in Johannesburg, following the party's lekgotla held over the weekend.

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  7. Driving change in the automotive industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Mail & Guardian

    As part of their initiative to be the most ecologically sustainable car company in the world, Volkswagen Group South Africa has a number of projects that align with national and international betterment objectives. "In 2010, the group began discussions about sustainability.

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  8. South Africa: Cosatu Has Failed Its Workers - MalemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The Congress of SA Trade Unions has failed its workers, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said on Saturday. "The EFF supports the formation of an independent federation.

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  9. M&G Lit Fest: Madiba's legacy revisitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Mail & Guardian

    The South African Book Fair, together with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, will present a dialogue at the upcoming fair: Revisiting Madiba's Legacy. There is a growing wave of disillusionment in South Africa that has led to much analysis of just how we have arrived at this point of stagnation.

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  10. Funding rhino conservation, one bag at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Mail & Guardian

    In 2010, as part of their Good Business Journey, Woolworths decided to raise awareness about the plight of the rhino. Using an in-house design team and with production outsourced to IsiKwama, a local women's empowerment group, they designed and made a good-looking, durable bag from recycled materials.

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  11. Bringing waste full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Mail & Guardian

    The next time you are siting in traffic, consider that for every car there are four tyres. Each of those tyres must be replaced at some stage.

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  12. .com | Supporters in celebratory mood for EFF 2nd anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | News24

    Hundreds of Economic Freedom Fighters members were in a celebratory mood as they waited in a long queue to get into the Olympia Park Stadium in Rustenburg for the party's second anniversary rally. Wearing red party T-shirts and the red berets they have become famous for, they braved the cold winter wind blowing over the North West mining city, singing and chanting.

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  13. EFF visits Moss Phakoe's familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Iol.co.za

    "Our hearts are heavy and bleeding. Moss Phakoe was not the last person to die suspiciously in South Africa.

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  14. Santaco halts North West RDP evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Iol.co.za

    Members of the SA National Civic Organisation in Monnakato in North West prevented the Rustenburg local municipality from evicting illegal occupants of low cost houses in the area on Thursday. "There is a high court case pending regarding allocation of RDP houses.

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  15. 'State conspired to get me out of SA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Iol.co.za

    A political vendetta is at the centre of the government's decision to deny permanent residency to Swedish socialist Liv Shange. Shange made this claim on Wednesday at a media briefing in Joburg.

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  16. South Africa: Tutu Discharged From HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | AllAfrica.com

    Wearing a dressing gown embroidered with the words "Feet up, Arch", Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu returned home on Tuesday morning after a week in hospital to treat a persistent infection. According to a statement by the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation issued on Tuesday, Tutu is looking forward to spending quality time with Leah and watching South Africa take on Bangladesh in the first of two cricket Tests.

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  17. .com | Zuma swims in millions, while you swim in poverty - MalemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | News24

    The ANC built a swimming pool for President Jacob Zuma at Nkandla while many of the country's citizens swam in poverty, Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema said on Monday. Malema was speaking at the community hall in Marikana West ahead of the EFF's second anniversary rally on Saturday at the Olympia Park Stadium in Rustenburg.

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  18. UPDATE 2-Weak platinum price hampers Amplats' drive to shed assetsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Reuters

    Tumbling metals prices are delaying Anglo American Platinum's plan to divest its labour-intensive Rustenburg and Union operations, with the South African miner yet to decide between a sale or flotation, it said on Monday. Amplats, the world's biggest platinum producer, wants to rid itself of the mines -- the epicentre of an often violent five-month strike last year -- to improve profitability and focus more on mechanised mining.

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  19. Anglo American Platinum slides; earnings upbeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | MarketWatch

    Anglo American Platinum Ltd. , the world's top producer of the precious metal, beat expectations for its interim earnings on Monday, but shares of the beleaguered miner continued their recent slide. The Johannesburg-listed miner reported net revenue of 29.85 billion South African rand for the first six months of 2015, up 7.2% from the corresponding period a year earlier, when the company was hit by a five month-long strike-South Africa's longest ever.

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  20. Amplats faces long goodbye with minesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Iol.co.za

    Anglo American Platinum could face a protracted exit from the South African mines it wants to divest amid a plunge in metal prices that is hurting asset values and investors' appetite for deals. Amplats is expected to provide an update on how it will dispose of four ageing, labour-intensive mines when it releases results today.

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