#EarthCrimes – The dirty white elephant, Part Three: Limpopo, The Weakest Link

Sam Sole

Conflicted Limpopo agencies charged with policing a proposed Chinese-run industrial zone are not up to the task. Exhibit A: the wildly skewed operator agreement.

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#EarthCrimes – Limpopo’s dirty white elephant, Part Two: The dodgy designation

How a Chinese company hijacked the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone.

Documents obtained via an access to information request show that shady Hong Kong businessman Yat Hoi Ning boarded the strategic economic zone (SEZ) train without a ticket.

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#Earthcrimes: Limpopo’s dirty great white elephant (Part One)

Government’s plan to develop a R40bn Chinese-controlled energy and metallurgical industrial complex at the Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone in Limpopo is founded on quicksand.

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Amadiba Crisis Committee Press Statement: Hand sanitiser roll out in “Xolobeni” on the Wild Coast continues, even to our clinics.

Today Thursday, ACC continued to distribute hand sanitisers and protective masks to the villages on the Amadiba coast in Mbizana, Eastern Cape.

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Mantashe uses State of Disaster to escape accountability

As the Covid-19 lockdown came into force, amendments to the Mineral Resources Development Act were quietly pushed through, which effectively strip mining-affected communities of key rights.

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