Environmentalists are urging South Africa to ditch the Grand Inga project in the Democratic Republic of Congo saying the hydropower scheme is overpriced.
Leader of the National People’s Front, Bheki Gumbi says his party wants to meet with Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe on the situation at the Lily Mine near Barberton in Mpumalanga.
African National Congress national chairperson Gwede Mantashe says he has confidence in the Electoral Commission of South Africa.
They might be on opposite sides of the fence but the ACDP leader, Reverend Kenneth Meshoe and Chairperson of the ANC Gwede Mantashe took some time to tease each other about their respective political parties.
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe believes the success of a business transaction between former mine workers and new investors Wescoal, will pave the way for more similar initiatives.