Minister Zwane’s mining charter deemed ‘unlawful, unconstitutional’

PUBLISHED: Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:40:44 GMT

Yesterday, the Chamber of Mines said it had approached the Pretoria High Court to review and set aside Zwane’s decision to effectively freeze issuing new mining licences and renewing existing ones until September. The Chamber said Zwane’s temporary ban is unlawful. Patrick Leyden, Director, Herbert Smith Freehills Africa practice joins CNBC Africa for more.