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Melanie Verwoerd | We need investment - not exploitation

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Fikile Ntshangase, 63, was gunned down in her home earlier this month.  (ROB SYMONDS)
Fikile Ntshangase, 63, was gunned down in her home earlier this month. (ROB SYMONDS)

Melanie Verwoerd writes in light of the death of activist Fikile Ntshangase, we must not allow foreign mining companies to mine the natural resources of our country, often with total disregard for the environment and the communities who live there, because of a desperation for investment.

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