Mining companies and government move to end livelihoods of thousands of informal miners
Opinion | 5 December 2016
By giving corporations a bigger stake, the people affected by mining are being marginalised
Opinion | 18 February 2016
Phakisa, from the Sesotho word meaning "hurry up", has been touted by government as the silver bullet that would “fast track the implementation of solutions on critical development issues.”
Opinion | 1 July 2015
Mining companies and the government are ignoring the interests of the communities that should be benefiting from mining, writes the author. Now civil society organisations intend to take legal action.
Opinion | 21 May 2015
In the mining villages of Ga-Pila where Anglo Platinum continues to profit from land grabbed from the traditional communities just west of Mokopane, the appointment of the new Minister of Mineral Resources, Advocate Ngoako Ramathlodi, has been met with a sense of betrayal.
Opinion | 16 June 2014