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Communities must benefit more from mining — panel

Residents of mining areas testified at the high-level panel on assessment of key legislation and acceleration of fundamental change about the acute disruptions caused in their lives and livelihoods by mining and their concerns are dealt with in several recommended amendments to legislation.

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Bapo Ba Mogale Money Looted

The public protector’s recent report on the disappearance of the Bapo Ba Mogale’s millions confirmed what many had alleged for years: that the Bapo had been stripped of their wealth while government and traditional watchdogs looked the other way. But because it was published at the same time as several other issues deemed more sensational, …

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Bapo traditional council tries to defy court

The Bapo Ba Mogale Traditional Council on Thursday (19 October) refused to readmit two elected councillors whose two-year suspension was recently ruled “irrational and procedurally unfair”.

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Bapo chief and Marikana’s missing millions

A report on a forensic investigation has revealed that the biggest single share of the money mining firm Lonmin paid to the community around its Marikana mine went towards a new palace for Kgosi Bob Edward Mogale, chief of the Bapo Ba Mogale community.

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