What the Fuck?

What the Fuck?

It is not usual to use an expletive in a publication like this, especially one as outrageous as the f word … but WTF is going on with the post-apartheid state? First 34 mineworkers are killed, many, it would seem from new investigations, murdered in cold blood....
Marikana … from June 16 to August 16: 36 years

Marikana … from June 16 to August 16: 36 years

South Africa is by all accounts the world’s richest country in terms of the value of its mineral resources. In 2010 these were valued at $2.5–$4.5 trillion. Mining is a lucrative business opportunity right now. The demand for commodities for the growing...
Interview with Gavin Capps on Platinum

Interview with Gavin Capps on Platinum

Amandla (A!): Is platinum the new gold for the South African economy and how has the global crisis impacted on the industry? GC: Platinum has historically been a relatively marginal metal in the world economy. South Africa has 88 percent of the world’s known...