By Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime
Since 2016, there have been at least 38 assassinations and 14 attempted assassinations in mining localities in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). Mining-related assassinations are even more difficult to track than political killings. Motives can often be multilayered and the rural environment in which most attacks take place can render accurate data collection challenging.
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By Paddy Harper
Judge not, lest thee be judged thyself” ― this is the message, sort of, from the Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to Ingonyama Trust Board (ITB) chairperson Jerome Ngwenya.
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By Velile Khoza
Here in Mfidikoe village, Rustenburg we see communities suffer the consequences of air pollution from tailing dams.
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‘As a black child, you cannot say you’re not an activist unless you are not conscious of your environment!’
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