South Africa's mining minister settles into new portfolio

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane will hold discussions with organised business and labour in the mining industry to understand the challenges that face the sector, but also the opportunities that will help to continue growth and development in South Africa.

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South Africa sets off on Transport Month

The annual October Transport Month begins tomorrow. Its core focus is infrastructure for the different modes of transport, including public and non-motorised transport. This year, the emphasis will extend to job creation, programmes for youth and women, and road safety.

South Africa's heritage can boost unity

South Africa's heritage can help to increase social cohesion and build a national identity, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said at the official National Heritage Day celebration in Limpopo yesterday. The country's colourful attire, song and dance was also out in full force.

New Mineral Resources Minister to be sworn in today

President Jacob Zuma has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle. It means Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane will take the helm as the new minister of Mineral Resources, while a few other positions are being swapped around.

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