ARTICLES RELATING TO MRC

Clarke: MRC pulls Pondoland investment. Beginning of end or end of beginning?

2016-07-19 20:03

MRC's exit from the Pondoland Wild Coast means that unless there is a redoubling of monitoring and decisive action, the killing and intimidation will only escalate.

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WATCH: Activists in Australia protest Xolobeni mining

Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) held their AGM in Perth last week. People gathered outside in solidarity with the Amadiba community against MRC's Xolobeni mine plans on the Wild Coast of SA - an ongoing conflict that has led to violence and murder. Watch.

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EFF shocked at brutal murder of mining activist

2016-03-26 22:19

The Economic Freedom Fighters on Saturday expressed its shock at the brutal murder of Amadiba Crisis Committee chairperson, Sikhosiphi ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe.

Wild Coast titanium remains ‘unobtainium’

2016-03-23 07:55

Urbanites see the Wild Coast as remote as a fictional planet, but the tensions building over mining rights speak to the future of humans, says John Clarke.

Kenya arrests separatist leader

2014-10-15 20:45

Kenyan police have arrested the leader of a separatist movement seeking independence for the country's Indian Ocean coast regions.

Western Cape to get R5bn mining boost

2014-02-06 12:28

Australian-based Mineral Commodities Ltd says its Tormin mineral sands mine project will inject over R1bn a year into the provincial economy over five years.

Kenya group deny blame for resort attack

2013-03-29 16:39

A Kenyan separatist movement has denied accusations by the authorities that it was behind a raid in a coastal resort that killed eight people, although it said former members may have been involved.

Rape not treated seriously - minister

2013-02-21 15:49

Police officers and social workers should treat abuse and rape cases with more seriousness, a ministerial committee says.

SA 'a leader' in violence against women

2013-02-18 08:52

Female homicides in South Africa are five times higher than the global rate, and SA is certain to be "one of the leaders" in a new study on violence between intimate partners, a researcher says.

Child murder cases neglected - MRC

2012-11-07 22:10

Too many child murder cases are not identified or investigated by the police, MPs have heard.

 

Wild Coast activists question Australian sale of company

2016-07-19 08:07

The mining of titanium from the Wild Coast sand dunes will not be accepted under any circumstances, activists say.

A murder on Wild Coast escalates conflict over water, land, mining

2016-04-01 22:00

The Xolobeni conflict pits against each other an company's view of economic development, government’s effort to help, and a community's bid to preserve its land.

82 organisations want Wild Coast mining applications suspended after 'assassination'

2016-03-23 20:30

Eighty-two civil society organisations have condemned the murder of an anti-mining activist on the Wild Coast in the Eastern Cape, and called for all mining applications to be suspended.

Court battle linked to Wild Coast mining rights heats up

2016-01-11 21:30

Four men suspected of attacking a group of anti-mining activists have been granted R2 000 bail after a five-day hearing in the Bizana Magistrate’s Court.

Should child car seats be made compulsory?

2014-09-03 16:47

As the Western Cape government proposes new laws to force parents to install child car seats in their cars, News24 finds out why parents need policing.

Alcohol a major cause of road deaths

2014-01-05 10:46

A Medical Research Council survey has found that alcohol remains a leading cause of death on South African roads, according to a report.

3 SA women killed by partner each day

2013-03-08 14:15

As the world marks International Women's Day, a report which found that a woman is killed by an intimate partner every eight hours in South Africa highlights the high levels of violence against women.

Case builds for dagga decriminalisation

2013-02-18 13:00

The case for the decriminalisation of dagga is building as an expert rejects the assumption that consumption of the drug is causally tied to psychosis.

Dagga has real medical benefits - expert

2013-01-14 11:21

Dagga has a real medical benefit and several organisations have indicated their support for research into the treatment applications for the drug.

MRC says 3 women a day killed in SA

2012-11-07 20:19

The Medical Research Council has told Members of Parliament that a woman is killed every eight hours in South Africa.

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