Xolobeni Mineral Sands Project

 
Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
Xolobeni judders as mining hovers
Village residents dropped their ploughing implements and ran in panic when they spotted a helicopter hanging low over the cluster of grass-thatched...
Eskom, state-owned enterprises, law and order — Ramaphosa's uphill battle
Eskom, state-owned enterprises, law and order — Ramaphosa's uphill battle
With just hours before President Cyril Ramaphosa begins his second State of the Nation address, senior Mail & Guardian journalists unpack the...
Contentious traditional leadership Bill passed
Contentious traditional leadership Bill passed
The controversial Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill has been passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) and now awaits the signature...
Editorial: Rights undermine miner
Editorial: Rights undermine miner
Xolobeni, along the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast, has limited running water, clinics and schools. The answer, for some, lay in investment in the...
Communities reject Mantashe’s mining charter
Communities reject Mantashe’s mining charter
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe’s revised mining charter has already stirred up unhappiness within mining communities who claim the...
Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeal to NPA to “unblock” investigation
Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeal to NPA to “unblock” investigation
The family of murdered Xolobeni mining activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe, supported by the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), has asked National...
'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...
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...

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