The Bapo ba Mogale community has taken Lonmin to court to have their share in a R546-million empowerment deal reviewed.
Critics are concerned the Bapo ba Mogale are being short-changed with its new equity deal.
The platinum miner will sell shares to the Bapo ba Mogale community in a bid to meet a black ownership target of 26% by 2015.
The Bapo Ba Mogale community claims that the mining giant Lonmin has fudged its profits and owes them millions in royalties, writes Heidi Swart.
The community that owns the land mined by Lonmin is planning an application to cancel mining rights of the world's third-largest platinum producer.
Thuli Madonsela this week visited the Bapo Ba Mogale community to hear grievances about the North West government's alleged mismanagement of money.