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Tips and Murmurs: the light shines in South Africa … heat turned up on unis

A South African community has had a David and Goliath win in court over mining in its area. Plus other tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

The new frontier

Mining in Africa's developing nations can be fraught, with both small cap companies and governments looking to make sizable profits. But who are the winners and losers in this mad dash for cash?

Look at it from South Africa‚Äôs point of view …

Debate in South Africa around Australia's obsession with the "plight" of white farmers has revealed that it's nobody's problem but Australia's.

Queue-jumping South Africans should wait their turn

Efforts by Western Australian Liberals to flood Australia with white South African "refugees" would undo the Coalition's good work of taking back control of our humanitarian visa program.

The Oz’s innumerate obsession with South African white farmers

Caring more about the suffering of white farmers than that of brown people is pretty much the definition of racism.

Politicians show their true colours over South African farmer fiasco

The real ugliness of the South African farmer question, built on spurious figures and indifference to non-white suffering, is that its cynical explanation is better than its ideological explanation.

Dutton’s white farmer campaign represents a vicious factional play

The overt racism of this campaign is a new low, but will it help keep Dutton in his seat at the next federal election?

Dutton fundamentally misunderstands the ‘plight’ of white farmers in South Africa

White farmers in South Africa have been pretty bemused by Peter Dutton's recent comments. Here's why.

Crikey Worm: Dutton advocates for white refugees

Good morning, early birds. Peter Dutton finally found some refugees he likes. Plus, Labor's sop to pensioners following fallout from the opposition's plan to end cash refunds for excess imputation credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Brandis likely to go in cabinet reshuffle

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a cabinet reshuffle today, sending George Brandis off to the Old Dart. Plus, Australia has dominated England in Perth to claim the Ashes. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

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