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Labour unions, mining companies need to prevent job losses – Frans Baleni

The Mining Indaba is seeing many interesting discussions regarding the key players of the mining sector. From a labour angle former National Union of Mineworkers General Secretary, Frans Baleni argued that mining companies and labour unions need to work more closely together in order to minimise the possibilities of job losses. He spoke to CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters at ongoing African Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

Eskom’s Phakamani Hadebe on need to aggressively tackle debt issues

CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters caught up with Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe about the expected Eskom tariff hikes, the inter-ministerial task team and the presidential task team that was set up in order to aid Eskom's financial woes.

We have big plans for mining industry – Ethiopia Mines Minister

The Ethiopian mining industry went from fetching over $600 million dollars from mineral exports to a $130 million nose dive. CNBC Africa's Fifi Peters caught up with Ethiopian Mines and Petroleum Minister Dr Samuel Urkato, and started by asking him about the targets for the country. http://cnbc.africa/videos/...

SA Minister Gwede Mantashe opens Africa Mining conference 2019

South Africa’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, opened this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba with a keynote address on Monday 4 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Over the past 25 years this conference had grown in stature and numbers, showing that the continent remains a key destination for mining investment, he said. Yet the mining sector globally and locally faced many challenges over the past decade. CNBC Africa brings you his full address....

Zink International’s Deshnee Naidoo on why they remain committed to SA mining

On the side-lines of the African Mining Indaba underway in Cape Town, CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters caught up with Deshnee Naidoo, CEO of Zink International, Vedanta Resources to talk about the promising changes in the greater mining industry over the past year.

Absa’s Shelley Webber on consolidation in the gold mining sector

The consolidation in the gold mining sector globally is the topic for discussion at the 25th African Mining Indaba. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Shelley Webber, Head of Natural Resources at Absa about the likely impact this will have on the industry in South Africa.

The future of mining in Africa

African Mining Indaba is taking place this week in Cape Town. Mineral Resources minister Gwede Mantashe officially opened the three day affair. Labour and Mining Analyst, Mamokgethi Molopyane joins CNBC Africa to talk about the mining sector’s outlook in Africa....

Previewing the 2019 African Mining Indaba

The 25th Anniversary of the Investing in African Mining Indaba is coming up in 2019 and it will be taking place in Cape Town. This conference where heads of state, mining bosses and other relevant people gather. It happens at a time when South Africa battles with massive job cuts in mining. Director of Content for the Conference, Harry Chapman joins CNBC Africa for more.


How The U.S. Fell Dangerously Behind In Coronavirus Testing

The deadly coronavirus pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks, and exposed a weak spot in the United States’ preparedness for a public health emergency. Experts say aggressive diagnostic testing is essential in order to learn where and how an

Abdul Samad Rabiu’s BUA Group pledges N1bn to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

Entrepreneur Abdul Samad Rabiu's BUA Group has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic....

Tony Elumelu’s United Bank For Africa donates $14mn to COVID-19 relief across Africa, this is how it will be used…

Entrepreneur Tony Elumelu's UBA has joined corporates and business leaders from Africa in donating money to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is...

Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed ...

Government’s response to Moody’s downgrade of SA to junk status

Covid-19 and South Africa's downgrade to junk will truly test South African financial markets.