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  • White People In South Africa Should Stop Panicking About

    On 4/5/18 at 5:00 AM. Opinion South Africa. Land reform is a key issue in South Africa, due to the long history of dispossession of indigenous populations by white settlers. Progress has been painfully slow over the past 24 years, but the question of land is now suddenly at the top of the political agenda.

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  • South Africa: Key issues and challenges

    Mar 21, 2017South Africa's government estimates it would require between US$9bn and $13bn to settle new land claims. The proposed law will probably have the greatest impact on commercial farmers, with a presidential spokesperson clarifying that the bill would be applied to agricultural land, not residential property.

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  • SADFfo

    Born in South Africa, Peter Badcock was educated and lived, until 1980, in Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) before returning to settle in South Africa. Following a career in exhibition and interior design, public relations and advertising, he turned to fine art and writing in 1978 with the publication of his first book, Shadows of War, in a limited de luxe edition.

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  • Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current

    Mine closure in South Africa: A survey of current professional thinking and practice. There is a large body of literature aimed at directing mining towards positively contributing to sustainable development. Much of this literature advocates frameworks and principles, which

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  • South Africa: Taking on a mining firm and winning

    Dec 03, 2018A small South African community has won a decade-long fight to prevent the construction of a titanium mine on its ancestral land, writes the BBC's Pumza Fihlani after visiting the area. The lush

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  • 7 Reasons to remind us why South Africa is the most

    South Africa's peaceful and stable transition to democracy, universally recognized as one of the major achievements of the 20th Century, is not a coincidence or a mere short-term success: the realities in South Africa, which made this miraculous transition possible, are

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  • Africa: Landmine Treaty Ratified, Thu, 17 Sep 1998

    Among the forty ratifying thus far are not only nations that led the Mine Ban Treaty negotiations (such as Austria, Canada, Ireland, Norway and South Africa), but also nations that ed to be major producers and exporters of landmines (such as France, Germany, United Kingdom, and Hungary) and nations where mines have been used most extensively

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  • Clearing South Sudan of its deadly landmines

    Jan 16, 2012The entire area of what is now South Sudan was a war zone, and was covered with an unknown number of landmines. Even now that South Sudan is independent, landmines continue to hinder movement, dissuade investors and frighten returning refugees. All 10 states of South Sudan report mine-related injuries and deaths.

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  • Why South Africa's govt plans to strip land from white

    Mar 01, 2018Many South African politicians in favor of land reform claim that, in a country of 55 million people, a mere 40,000 white farmers own 80 percent of the country's agricultural land. However, a study by fact-checking website Africa Check found that the claim isn't

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  • What are the major industries of South Africa?

    Feb 07, 2019South Africa is the only country in the world that produces liquid fuel from coal; this is done at the South African Cole Oil Gas Corporation's factories (), located in burg and Secunda in the East Transvaal. These enterprises provide 40% of the country's liquid fuel needs.

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  • South Africa braces for economic fallout of land

    South Africa braces for economic fallout of land nationalisation move. Wheat fields near Cape Town. Land expropriation without compensation in South Africa moved a step closer as the country's parliament adopted a motion last week to make changes to existing legislation that would put

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  • Top 10 deepest mines on the planet

    Moab Khotsong gold mine is part of AngloGold Ashanti's Vaal River operations in South Africa, being located around 180km south-west of Johannesbur. The gold mine is currently the sixth deepest pit in

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  • South Africa: Key Issues and Challenges

    Mar 16, 2017South Africa's government estimates it would require between US$9 billion and US$13 billion to settle new land claims. The proposed law will probably have the greatest impact on commercial farmers, with a presidential spokesperson clarifying that the bill would be applied to agricultural land, not residential property.

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  • A century of migrant labour in the gold mines of South Africa

    Although South Africa came out of the war reasonably well, the gold price was low and conditions for labour were poor, strikes broke out; one in 1946 involved 60 000 of the 300 000 men in the mines, bringing nine mines to a standstill and partially affecting eight others.

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  • What would it mean for South Africa to nationalise the mines?

    Apr 20, 2012No Moimane, the private sector does not own those mines, the mines of South Africa belong to South Africa because a lot of these private sectors are owned by the international companies such Anglo American, ect so they benefit the out side countries because we export them and they come back again in a form of imports so clearly South Africa is losing a lot money.

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  • Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa: Green Paper

    South Africa (along with the USA) is out of step with other major mining countries, where public ownership of mineral rights has led to successful exploration and mining industries. Private ownership of mineral rights suppresses exploration activity as well as the opportunity for alternative views to be taken of the economics of mining an

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  • South Africa Geography and History

    May 25, 2019South Africa currently has eight wildlife reserves, the most famous of which is Kruger National Park along the border with Mozambique. This park is home to lions, leopards, giraffes, elephants and hippopotamus. The Cape Floristic Region along South Africa's west coast is also important as it is considered a world biodiversity hotspot which is home to endemic plants, mammals and amphibians.

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  • Mail Guardian

    The Mail Guardian Online is South Africa's oldest quality news source on the web and Africa's first online newspaper.

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  • Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District

    Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa : A diamond mine on farm Elandsfontein 480 JR, in a kimberlite pipe dated 1,200 million years old, previously owned by De Beers, with a cross section of 32 ha at the surface, the pipe is the largest

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  • Historical Reading: The Diamond Fields of South Africa

    The discovery of diamonds in South Africa occurred in early 1867 on the land of a poor Boer farmer, Daniel Jacobs, near the small isolated settlement of Hopetown on the

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  • Clearing South Sudan of its deadly landmines

    Jan 16, 2012The entire area of what is now South Sudan was a war zone, and was covered with an unknown number of landmines. Even now that South Sudan is independent, landmines continue to hinder movement, dissuade investors and frighten returning refugees. All 10 states of South Sudan report mine-related injuries and deaths.

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  • Diamond Mines For Sale

    Complete List of Diamond Mines For Sale. Includes Claims, Mineral Properties, Tenures, Tenements, Projects, Deposits for Lease, Option, Joint Venture. Follow us! Toggle navigation. Mines For Sale . Search All Mines; South Africa Diamond Mine: South Africa: Page 1 of 2.

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  • PLATINUM WEEK

    May 16, 2018BURGERSFORT, South Africa, May 16 (Reuters) - Technologies used to carve subways and clear landmines are being retooled to mechanise South Africa's platinum mines, where an unforgiving geology has

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  • What are the major industries of South Africa?

    Feb 07, 2019South Africa is the only country in the world that produces liquid fuel from coal; this is done at the South African Cole Oil Gas Corporation's factories (), located in burg and Secunda in the East Transvaal. These enterprises provide 40% of the country's liquid fuel needs.

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  • 10 Historical Landmarks to See in South Africa

    The Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town. One of the oldest buildings in South Africa, Castle of Good Hope, completed in 1666, was the hub of political and military activity in the country. The Castle is to this day, one of the best examples of 17th-century Dutch East India Company architecture in the world.

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  • 1986 in South Africa

    1986 in South Africa. 16 – A police Casspir detonates an anti-tank land mine in Mamelodi. 17 – Two policemen and two cadres are killed while one is arrested in Zwide. 19 – An explosion in a toilet block near the radio control room at the Cambridge East police station causes no injuries.

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  • Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

    Apr 20, 2015The overall restoration rate (the ratio of reclaimed land area to the total degraded land area) of mine wasteland was only about 10–12 percent. Underground mining The majority of the world's coal is obtained through underground mines.

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  • South Africa votes to seize land from

    Mar 01, 2018South Africa votes through motion that could lead to seizure of land from white farmers without compensation. The Independent and its partners use cookies and similar technology to collect and analyse information about the users of this website. We use this information to enhance the content, advertising and other services available on the site.

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  • This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs

    This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs. Recorded by South African refugees, This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs unites people of all races in the struggle for a South Africa free from apartheid. First composed in the 1950s in conjunction with the South African Liberation Movement, the songs express "the aspirations

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  • This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs

    This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs. Recorded by South African refugees, This Land Is Mine: South African Freedom Songs unites people of all races in the struggle for a South Africa free from apartheid. First composed in the 1950s in conjunction with the South African Liberation Movement, the songs express "the aspirations

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