Tag: Somkhele

Gunmen terrorise villagers opposed to mining expansion

Sandile Motha for Mukurukuru Media This week saw a temporary victory for a KwaZulu-Natal community after Tendele Coal Mining withdrew its urgent court action to remove villagers from land from which it wants to extract coal.

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A Threat More Deadly than Covid-19

Save our Imfolozi Wilderness Keeping safe against Covid-19 is a challenge in Somkhele, where lack of water is a serious issue, but how do you protect yourself against a hail of bullets through your kitchen and bedroom windows after dark where your children are in bed asleep?

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“This Land”

This Land is a 48-minute narrative documentary about the struggle for land in the rural areas of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.┬áThis vivid documentary was commissioned by the Land & Accountability Research Centre (LARC) at UCT as a way for┬árural people to bring the untold story of their struggle for rights and accountability on communal land into …

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