By Nonhle Mbuthuma and Maxine Bezuidenhout The cause for which murdered Eastern Cape mining activist and chairman of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, Bazooka Radebe, gave his life is a global one, since the struggle is against a threat to the sustainability, life and dignity of people everywhere.
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Apr 09 2020
As the Covid-19 lockdown came into force, amendments to the Mineral Resources Development Act were quietly pushed through, which effectively strip mining-affected communities of key rights.
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Mar 01 2019
Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe wants to ask unemployed people from surrounding villages whether mining should go ahead.
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