Latest articles on Xolobeni Mine Sands Project

Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state

‘Community consent’ is now required for mining but in practice this further benefits elite interests

Looking the Brulpadda in the mouth

It will be years before the fuel produced there can be used — and it will come at a massive environmental cost

Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws

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

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

It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape

A new report by Oxfam reveals the company’s poor track record in a South African community

‘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

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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