The troubled mine has closed, leaving behind a toxic legacy that nobody is prepared to deal with as liquidators try to cover debts before restitution.
A spate of murders, assaults, rapes and robberies at Blyvoor and in the surrounding communities has gone unprosecuted and unpunished.
A father despairs of ever finding his son’s killers as ruthless security guards continue to take the law – and lives – into their own hands.
Illegal miners are reportedly being killed without consequence amid evidence of mine-stripping.
Thousands of jobless Blyvoor miners struggling to make ends meet are desperate to get back to work
Gold’s decline has resulted in thousands of job losses and closed mines like Blyvoorzicht, which has left behind miners who can only cling to hope.
Conflicting laws for a mine in liquidation allow Blyvoor mine's owners to dodge their responsibilities.
Blyvooruitzicht's residents have nowhere to turn while choking on dust from a slimes dam that belongs to the stricken gold mine.