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An SA High Court passed an important judgment putting a stop to the pervasive practice by companies to mine ancestral lands in rural areas without the villagers’ consent. Here's why it matters.
Green tourism areas are becoming increasingly valuable, but the massive destruction of open cast mining is threatening this ideal, says Bishop Geoff Davies.
Even after the murder of the Wild Coast's anti-mining leader, there is no indication that the Department of Mineral Resources will end the mining licence application.
An anti-mining group on the Eastern Cape Wild Coast has reacted with shock to the murder of its chairperson amid conflict over mining rights in this tourism hot spot.
Samson Gampe proved to be one of the biggest obstacles to state-sponsored ambitions to tame the Wild Coast, says John Clarke.
The mining of titanium from the Wild Coast sand dunes will not be accepted under any circumstances, activists say.
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.
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.
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