South Africa's top gold miner isn't afraid to say President Zuma 'has to go'

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By Danielle Bochove, Kevin Crowley, and Millie Munshi
Bloomberg News
Monday, September 19, 2016

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma "has to go," with poor governance deterring prospective investors, according to the head of Sibanye Gold Ltd., the biggest producer of South African bullion.

"Any solid investor, any solid company is founded on good governance and what we have in South Africa at the moment is very poor governance, from a government point of view," Sibanye Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman said in an interview from the Denver Gold Forum in Colorado Springs.

He joins a growing chorus of South African business leaders criticizing the president's stewardship of the economy. Sipho Pityana, chairman of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. and a prominent African National Congress member, last week said Zuma had "no integrity" and his actions are putting South Africa at risk of a credit-rating downgrade to junk. ...

... For the remainder of the report:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-19/sibanye-south-africa-s...



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Gold Standard Continues to Expand North Dark Star High-Grade Deposit

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT:GSV) today announced assay results from two holes, DS16-21 and DS16-04, at the recently discovered North Dark Star oxide gold deposit on its fully-owned and controlled Railroad-Pinion Project in Nevada’s Carlin Trend. Results from DS16-21 have increased the width of the deposit and, more importantly, have confirmed that higher-grade oxide mineralization projects up-dip to more shallow depths to the east of DS16-08.

The primary objective of this year's drill program at North Dark Star was to expand the high-grade zone discovered in core hole DS15-13 (15.4 meters of 1.85 gold grams per tonne and 97 meters of 1.61 gold grams per tonne) at the end of last year's drill program. ...

...For the remainder of the announcement:

https://goldstandardv.com/news/2016/expansion-gold-standards-north-dark-...



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