illegal miners

 
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
Illegal Limpopo chrome mining — digging deep for empty promises
COMMENTFor decades South Africa has been stripped of its minerals, but little has been ploughed back to the people who have lived on these...
Illegal miners: Poisoning is better than poverty
Illegal miners: Poisoning is better than poverty
Flanked by fields of millet and groundnut, the northern Nigerian outpost of Bagega is so far out on the periphery of the global economy that when...
Several rescued illegal miners to appear in court
Several rescued illegal miners to appear in court
Twenty-two of the 25 people rescued from an abandoned mine in Benoni on the East Rand will appear in court on Wednesday, the Hawks said.
Two illegal miners die, one body trapped underground
Two illegal miners die, one body trapped underground
Two illegal miners have died in a mine shaft in Benoni, Ekurhuleni mayoral spokesperson Zweli Dlamini said on Tuesday.
More trapped illegal miners surface
More trapped illegal miners surface
Three more illegal miners surfaced on Tuesday from an abandoned mine in Benoni, emergency services said.
Rescued illegal miners charged
Rescued illegal miners charged
Eleven illegal miners who were rescued from an abandoned mine in Benoni on the East Rand have been charged, Gauteng police said on Monday....
Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
Ghana gold mine collapse leaves 17 illegal workers dead
The operator completed its work at the mine near the town of Kyekyewere and returned only to shut down the operation and carry out reclamation...
Illegal miners pick away at dead mines
Illegal miners pick away at dead mines
On a well-trodden path through the bushveld, two young men appear on a small hill. Godfrey (25) wears a lopsided beanie and blue overalls. His...
Police arrest hundreds of illegal miners at Aurora
Police arrest hundreds of illegal miners at Aurora
Police said on Wednesday they arrested 358 illegal miners on Tuesday after a shootout at an abandoned mine shaft owned by a grandson of Nelson...
No arrests after Aurora shootings, say police
No arrests after Aurora shootings, say police
No one has been arrested for the killing of four "illegal" miners, who were shot dead in a shaft at the Aurora Grootvlei mine, police said on...
Aurora justifies mine killings
Aurora justifies mine killings
An Aurora director has defended the killing of alleged illegal miners at the mine's Grootvlei operations, saying this was about protecting the...
Mystery of Aurora corpses
Mystery of Aurora corpses
Uncertainty shrouds the cause of death of four men -- allegedly illegal miners -- whose bodies were found on Thursday in an underground ventilation...

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