Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project

 
'Choose between mining and bloodshed'
'Choose between mining and bloodshed'
Picture: Melmoth, KwaZulu-Natal (Wikimedia Commons)
We, the people, need to bring integrity back
We, the people, need to bring integrity back
The past couple of weeks have been dominated by the theme of “state capture”. The nation should thank the Gupta family for ensuring that this...
Stop the titanium death dunes
Stop the titanium death dunes
This week the mounting violence and intimidation against people opposed to mining on the Transkei Wild Coast took a frightening new turn. The...
Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent 'assassinated'
Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent 'assassinated'
The chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe (49) from Mdatya village on the Wild Coast, was shot dead on Tuesday in...
Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent 'assassinated'
Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent 'assassinated'
The chairperson of Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe (49) from Mdatya village on the Wild Coast, was shot dead on Tuesday...
Editorial: Stop the titanium death dunes
Editorial: Stop the titanium death dunes
This week the mounting violence and intimidation against people opposed to mining on the Transkei Wild Coast took a frightening new turn. The...
We will die for our land, say angry Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms
We will die for our land, say angry Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms
Christmas 2015 was a far from festive period for Kaizana Mbele* and his heavily pregnant wife. After repeated incidents of violence and intimidation...
We will die for our land, say angry Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms
We will die for our land, say angry Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms
Christmas 2015 was a far from festive period for Kaizana Mbele* and his heavily pregnant wife. After repeated incidents of violence and intimidation...
[Slideshow]SLIDESHOW: Xolobeni villagers vow to die for their land
[Slideshow]SLIDESHOW: Xolobeni villagers vow to die for their land
A Wild Coast community associate a decade of violence in their area with plans by Australia's Mineral Resources Commodities to mine titanium from dunes.
Villagers call for chief's head over plan to mine their land
Villagers call for chief's head over plan to mine their land
The latest upsurge of mining-related violence in Xolobeni on the Wild Coast has caused such consternation among residents that there have been...
Tourism trumps titanium on Wild Coast
Tourism trumps titanium on Wild Coast
The Eastern Cape government and the United Nations this week signed an agreement for the development of the Wild Coast that does not include...
Transkei mining down, but not out
Transkei mining down, but not out
The Wild Coast belongs to future generations and should not be mined if its fragile ecosystem will be damaged, Mineral Resources Minister Susan...

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