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13 November 2018 7:25 AM Handre had no idea he passed Naas' record

Cape Town - Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had no idea he was passing Naas Botha’s points tally against France in Paris over the weekend. Pollard contributed 19 points with the boot as the Springboks beat France 29-26 at the Stade de France. “I didn’t know it, but it’s really an honour. We all grew up dreaming to be like Naas. He’ll always be one of the greats 18

11 November 2018 10:27 AM Zimbabwe Platinum miners plan base-metal refinery, minister says

Platinum miners in Zimbabwe plan to jointly develop a base-metal refinery in the country, Mines Minister Winston Chitando said. The processing plant has been under consideration since at least 2014. The project may cost $134m, the state-owned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reported in September. Zimplats Holdings, Unki PGM Mine and Mimosa Mine have “come up with a joint 28

09 November 2018 7:35 AM Gold Fields cuts output forecast as SA mine struggles

Gold Fields [JSE:GFI] has lowered 2018 output forecasts after workers at its South African mine embarked on a go-slow and a strike protesting the producer’s plans to cut jobs as part of a restructuring. Production is now expected at 2 million ounces from an earlier forecast of as many as 2.08 million ounces to 2.10 million ounces, the Johannesburg-based 31

08 November 2018 10:02 AM Annual gold production falls by a fifth in September

South Africa's mining production for September decreased 1.8% year-on-year, Statistics South Africa announced on Thursday, with gold production falling by a fifth. Gold production for September 2018 was down 19% when compared to September 2017. This contributed -3.1 percentage points to SA's overall production decrease of -1.8%. Gold sales, meanwhile 27

02 November 2018 6:54 PM Markets surge as trade war concerns thaw

Following a firmer close in US equity markets overnight, a similar trend was recorded in Asia on Friday where the Hang Seng surged 4.21%, while the Shanghai Composite Index and Nikkei gained 3.56% and 2.56% respectively. Markets were also upbeat about the jobs data out of the US which came in better than expected as the US economy added 250 000 jobs in October 28

24 October 2018 6:00 AM Zanu-PF bigwigs 'owe their farm workers thousands of US dollars in unpaid wages, allowances'

Several Zanu-PF heavyweights have reportedly been taken to court after they failed to pay their farm workers' wages for more than a year. According to Daily News, in a court petition, a union that represented farm workers, the Progressive Agriculture and Allied Workers’ Union of Zimbabwe (Paawuz), said that it was left with no choice but to approach 25

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 24

18 October 2018 10:23 AM Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545 000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports minister Hassan Wario and two other former sports ministry officials 27

18 October 2018 7:20 AM Sun Met 2019 announces theme for 2019 event

Johannesburg – You can officially start planning your outfit for the 2019 Sun Met. The prestigious event has announced its theme for big day – African Luxury: Precious Metals. According to a press statement “the chosen theme is a celebration of the continent’s glitz, glamour, and natural materials that contribute greatly to the regal richness of Africa 28

17 October 2018 4:56 AM Wallabies flyhalf signs up to stay in Australia

Sydney - The Wallabies' experienced flyhalf Bernard Foley has rebuffed foreign offers and opted to stay in Australia beyond next year's Rugby World Cup, sporting authorities announced Wednesday. Rugby Australia said the 29-year-old - who successfully returned to the test XV fold this month in a stunning comeback against Argentina - will stay in Australia 33