Tag: dispossession

Activist tells of health issues and assault after removal from land by mining company

By Naledi Sikhakhane A land conference has been told how a mining company removed people from their land without consultation — to a place where there is continual blasting, which causes serious health problems.

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Amending the property clause risks making poor more vulnerable to dispossession without compensation

A man sitting next to me at a land workshop in Rustenburg last month asked me sadly whether the problems on the platinum belt meant, as some younger delegates alleged, that Mandela had indeed sold black people out during the negotiations leading up to the 1994 transition to democracy. People were sharing their experiences of …

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