Illegal miners have been terrorising residents of West Village near Krugersdorp for a long time, community members say. Photo: Tebogo Letsie/City Press
Standing outside her shack with her baby on her back, she said they go to bed early because they fear that illegal miners – referred to as zama zamas – are roaming around at night carrying obab’abakhulu (rifles).
During the day, however, Nomsa said there were no issues with zama zamas.
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