New Mining Charter to be ready by June – Mantashe: Newly appointed Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has vowed to finalise the new Mining Charter by no later than June this year. Mantashe was announced as Mineral Resources Minister by President Cyril Ramaphosa during the reshuffling of his Cabinet earlier this week. Chamber of Mines Spokesperson Charmaine Russell on Thursday refused to answer questions on whether they
Three more suspects arrested in killing of two Mpumalanga kids: Three more suspects believed to be involved in the kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl and 15-month-old baby boy in Vosman, Mpumalanga, appeared at the Witbank Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. The trio, Thulani Thobela, 26, Donie Cavin Boshielo, 22 and Mthobisi Brilliant Mkhize, 26, were arrested in Vosman on Wednesday after a manhunt by the police.
‘Ncgobo Seven Angels Ministry practices extremism’: The CRL Rights Commission chairperson Thoko Mkhwanazi-Xaluva says that their investigations of the Ncgobo Seven Angels Ministry church found that it practiced “extremism”. “From what they told us it became clear that what they were preaching was a form of extremism, we thought these were some extremists of one form or another.” Mkhwanazi-Xaluva says that as
Doom pastor found guilty, ordered to pay R15k fine: The Mookgopong Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo has ordered that controversial “prophet” Lethebo Rabalago pay a fine of R15 000 for spraying his congregants with a substance used to kill insects (Doom) during church services. Rabalago was sentenced to four years imprisonment or a fine of R6 000 for contravening the act and three years in
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