@kalei In short, unlike the trend in the rest of the world the South African mining industry got smaller, not bigger, during the recent extended commodities boom. With labour issues and high input costs many mines are closing permanently.
The impact of Angola's new Su-30Ks: An analysis of the West African country's new acquisition and what it means for the region: http://www.africandefence.net/the-impact-of-angolas-new-su-30ks/ — photos.app.net/23160639/1
@rabryst Right, that's something else we forget, what a contribution foreigners have made to SA. Most of SA's decent Italian food tradition stems from Italians who were POWs during WWII then returned afterwards.