Africa

Controversial mining charter on hold in South Africa

The South African government is delaying the implementation of a controversial new mining charter. The legislation would force all mines to hand over more of their business to black South Africans.

The South African government is delaying the implementation of a controversial new mining charter. The legislation would force all mines to hand over more of their business to black South Africans.

However, these new rules are on hold after they were challenged by the country's powerful mining industry body.

 

Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports.

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