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S.A. Miners Were Shot in the Back – Lawyer

Fourteen of the 34 Lonmin platinum miners killed by the police in August were shot in the back, a judicial inquiry into the Marikana...

Nigerian Economy Grows 6.28 Percent

The Nigerian economy grew by 6.28 per cent in the second quarter of this year, driven by non-oil sector growth, while inflation fell for...

ANC Corruption: South African Miners Haven’t Been Paid in Four Years

As unrest spreads following the massacre of 36 mineworkers at Marikana on August 16, recent investigations into the bankrupt Aurora Empowerment Systems (AES), which...

South Africa: A Tale of Two Worlds – Sun City and...

In a few weeks, the platinum industry's leading lights will be at one of the industry's biggest conferences not very far from Marikana. Planned...

Hillary Clinton to Visit Five African Countries

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to Africa July 31 through August 10, 2012. During this trip, the Secretary will emphasize U.S....

Nigeria Aims to Launch Its Own Rockets Into Space

Following the successful launch of SAT- 2 and SAT- X to the orbit on August 17, nigeria's Federal Government is set to launch its own rocket into space.

Black Unemployment in America Shoots Up Once More

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its most recent unemployment data. It was expected that black Americans (especially men) would be at the bottom, however it was not known how bad it would have been. Well, it turns out that the numbers exceed even the most pessimistic predictions.