PICS: Panic as explosive device erupts during police crackdown on zama zamas in Roodepoort

2019-07-09 21:09

An unattended explosive caused panic when it detonated during a police raid on illegal miners in Matholeville, Roodepoort. No one was injured.

‘Zama Zama’s make our lives a living hell’

2017-08-17 09:37

Matholeville residents are concerned that illegal mining in their area will collapse their houses

Inside Labour: Let’s stop blaming “Illegal” workers

2017-02-03 05:01

Instead of demonising so-called illegal workers, unions should organise them and fight for their rights under the constitution and labour laws, says Patrick Craven.

Langlaagte rescue hero died saving others

2016-09-18 06:01

Njabulo Sibanda, who was not a zama zama, died saving his friends.

WATCH: Zama zamas trapped as Langlaagte rescue stalls

Illegal miners were trapped underground on Monday after a rescue operation was halted.

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SA probes illegal miners blast risk under City of Gold

2018-11-26 21:00

South Africa is probing a potential catastrophe lurking beneath its richest city.

Disused Secunda gold mines become zama zama hot spot

2017-08-13 06:03

Illegal mining continues apace and stakeholders should consider solutions to prevent the negative impacts of this desperate activity.

‘Send in the zama-zamas’

2016-10-02 06:02

Desperate Louisville community members in Mpumalanga have turned to illegal mine workers to retrieve the remains of three Lily Gold Mine workers trapped underground inside a metal container office since February.

WATCH: Last two bodies retrieved from Langlaagte mine

Twenty-two volunteer rescue workers had to endure a long night as they miraculously retrieved the bodies of the last two miners that were still trapped underground at the Langlaagte mine. Watch.

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