Minister’s Amplats stake revealed – iAfrica.com

Fri, 27 Jun 2014 1:53 PM Questions continue to be asked about Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi’s apparent conflict of interest following reports that he holds a stake in a black economic empowerment (BEE) partner of Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) worth an estimated R20-million. Shortly after his appointment last month, Ramalthodi announced his first duty would be to end the crippling strike in the platinum sector and established an inter-governmental task team to try and break the deadlock in the strike. But shortly afterwards, he announced he was withdrawing from the negotiations between platinum producers and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu).   Today, the Mail & Guardian is reporting that the minister…