Tag: customary land

WATCH: Book launch: Land, Law and Chiefs in rural SA

Who controls the land and minerals in the former Bantustans of South Africa – chiefs, the state or landholders? Disputes are taking place around the ownership of resources, decisions about their exploitation and who should benefit.

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VIDEO NEWS: Another assassination of anti-mining activist

By LARC On Thursday the 22nd October Fikile Ntshangase was shot dead in her home. She was a grandmother and opposed the expansion of a coal mine that had robbed many community members of their graves, livelihoods and deep connections to their ancestors and rural identity.  In this video the lawyers involved and other commentators …

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South African community wins right to access mining application. But who will win the war?

By Tracy-Lynn Field, University of the Witwatersrand South Africa’s east and west coastlines have some of the world’s richest, unexploited, naturally occurring heavy mineral sands.

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Air pollution in the midst of COVID-19

By Velile Khoza Here in Mfidikoe village, Rustenburg we see communities suffer the consequences of air pollution from tailing dams.

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Where must we get help, ask KwaZulu-Natal residents

Amanda Khoza Impoverished residents in the province, especially those in rural areas, say they are being neglected, ignored and exploited by the very people who are supposed to protect them.

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