The investigation into the desirability of state involvement in the mining industry is under way, with researchers commissioned by the African National Congress (ANC) having visited five countries.
The call to nationalise the mines has been driven by the ANC Youth League.
The issue also arose at the ANC’s national general council last year, sparking the decision to investigate further.
The ANC appointed three economists, independent researcher Paul Jordaan, University of the Witwatersrand researcher Pundy Pillay and Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu of the Human Sciences Research Council…
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