Mineral resources & energy minister Gwede Mantashe is in no mood for introspection after a bruising court judgment last week that reflects poorly on his department.

After a multiyear battle, the high court set aside fundamental elements of the 2016 mining charter. Most notably, it ruled that once a mining company has done an empowerment deal, it retains those credentials even if its black shareholders sell out...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as articles from our international business news partners; ProfileData financial data; and digital access to the Sunday Times and Sunday Times Daily.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@businesslive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now