• South Africa plans platinum economic zone

    "If your existing customers are buying less of your product, and they are paying less for it, the smart thing to do, among other things, is to seek new uses for your product." Rob Davies, minister of trade and industry, says the country is looking towards beneficiation for its platinum riches.

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    KhoiSan origin tells us 'race' has no place in human ancestry

    Evidence suggests that sub-Saharan human populations retain genetic bits and pieces of DNA from non-KhoiSan primordial humans. If DNA samples were compared from humans around the world, the relationship would look more like a chain link, rather than a tree that branches out.

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    South Africa looks to mining's future

    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane opened the Investing in African Mining Indaba this morning on a sombre note, saying it comes when mining is in its "winter season". But said he had met one on one with stakeholders and was certain there were ways they could revive the industry.

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    Zwane: future of South Africa's mining is bright

    Ahead of the Mining Indaba, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane emphasised that despite labour, revenue and social challenges in the industry, the future of mining in South Africa was still bright. Progress had been made to save jobs and address transformation, he said.

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    South African photographer documents pantsula

    South African photographer and filmmaker Chris Saunders has spent the last six years documenting the evolution of pantsula dancing. His images have been seen around the world, outlining the dance's history as well as its significance as a positive African youth culture.

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    South Africa tackles racism

    There was a need for a multi-pronged approach to deal with racism in South Africa, said Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa at the launch Anti-Racism Week, an initiative announced by the newly established Anti-Racism Network South Africa.

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