OPINION: Zwane’s mining charter sinkhole

702 Breakfast Show host Xolani Gwala had Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane backtracking on his proposed move to implement a moratorium on suspending new mining and prospective rights.

Zwane filed a motion to oppose the court action but then withdrew his proposed move to implement the moratorium on Thursday night.

He then failed to formally inform the court.

High Court Judge Ramarumo Monama has criticised Zwane for showing disrespect to the court and the Constitution, saying his actions damaged brand South Africa.

Gwala says he shares Monama's sentiments.

He has absolutely no regard for anybody, for the country or for the mining sector.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Show anchor

The issue here is whether the ANC is playing a political game by not holding him to account. He is costing the country incredibly, by not being held to account.

Xolani Gwala, 702 Breakfast Show anchor

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