Harare- At a recent conference at the SAPES Trust ruling and opposition parties from agreed to work togerher to improve governance of Natural Resource
Positive changes to resource governance in Africa will happen when regular, ordinary folks make governance their day to day battle
The threats to sustainable land management practices are complex and require active engagement of local communities and civil society organizations in crafting practical policy responses at national, regional and international level.
On 21st May 2012, the first regional conference for southern and East Africa on the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) was held in Cape Town. Jointly organised by the EITI International Secretariat and the Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW), the conference brought together representatives from national EITI secretariats, civil society organisations and mining companies from across southern and East Africa.
People’s Republic of China (PRC) has prioritised Africa as a strategic partner at both the political and economic levels, while seeking to link African commodity and consumer markets to China’s growing economy
During the time of ZCCM, various sports and recreation clubs and facilities were provided for the benefit of Chibuluma and non-Chibuluma mine employees. These included the recreation club, golf club, tennis club, bowling club, squash club and rugby club.
Under ZCCM, the company operated the Lubuto Women’s Centre, which offered train- ing to young women and wives of miners in home economics. It covered the following subjects: housewife skills, knitting, sewing, embroidery, cookery, nutrition, and child care. The company also employed full-time staff for this function.
A new mine is to be established near Ma-gogwe Village, on the eastern limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex.
Platinum Rich holds a 65% share in the new Nkopela Mine. The balance of the equity is held by the Nkopela Consortium (26 %) and the PRT Trust (9%). One of the non-executive directors of Platinum Rich is is the former Minister of Min-erals and Energy. The Nkopela Consortium is made up of historically disadvantaged Compa-nies and Trusts.