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Xolobeni judders as mining hovers

Despite a high court judgment halting extraction, villagers feel unsafe as the minister plans a survey and resettlement guidelines

Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws

Government needs to respect the court ruling and the Xolobeni residents’ resistance to mining

Mine leaves farmers in the dust

A pastoral community near Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park is being turned into a veritable dump

Editorial: Rights undermine miner

Thursday’s decision by the high court in Pretoria is historic

High Court rules in favour of Xolobeni community in historic mining rights case

The Amadiba Crisis Committee launched a court battle against the department of mineral resources and TEM over mining rights earlier this year

Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeal to NPA to “unblock” investigation

The police inquiry into mining activist Sikhosiphi Radebe’s 2016 death has been stalled according to the Amadiba Crisis Committee

‘Mining will remove the intestines of our land’

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a specialised reporting genre, focusing exclusively on the land

Stop the titanium death dunes

Only one sure way to restore peace and security to Xolobeni: the government must set its face against mining - and soon.

Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent ‘assassinated’

After almost a year of threats and attacks, a Wildcoast anti-mining activist was gunned down and killed in front of his wife and sons.

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