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21 May 2019 | ARTICLE

New charges in Aussie mining “SLAPP” suit

Amadiba activist sued for R7.5 million

...Xolobeni on the Wild Coast that the Australians have been trying to exploit for more than a decade. In December last year, Caruso and Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) filed a defamation case against the ...

31 March 2019 | ARTICLE

Swimmers promote alternatives to mining the Wild Coast

Over five days, eight people will swim 22 km along the Pondoland Marine Protected Area

...Xolobeni.) Stan Kozlowski, who has helped collect more than R12 million for conservation and other good causes over the years, has now joined an eclectic band of ocean swimmers to tackle a 22-kilometr...

28 March 2019 | ARTICLE

State drops sloppy attempt at ‘SLAPP’ suit

Charges dropped against prominent public interest lawyer Richard Spoor

...Xolobeni. Spoor, from White River in Mpumalanga, has represented the anti-mining Amadiba Crisis Committee community group for the past 12 years. The public meeting called by Mantashe at Bizana on 23 S...

18 March 2019 | ARTICLE

Australian mining manager drops defamation claims against journalist

“I have always prided myself in writing objective and truthful articles” says Tossie Beukes

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for more than a decade. It also operates a mineral sands mine, Tormin, on the West Coast near Lutzville through its South African subsidiary Mineral Sands Resources (MSR). The tw...

21 February 2019 | ARTICLE

Expropriation Bill: it’s rural black people who are most at risk

Vulnerable communities have lost their land to the state and mining companies in the past decade

...Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape, for example, the value of the land may have less to do with its sale value than with its value as an expression of the history and identity of a people. Rights in the lan...

19 February 2019 | ARTICLE

Controversy follows colourful Australian mining magnate

Mark Caruso has made a handsome profit from South Africa’s natural resources

...Xolobeni on the Wild Coast in Pondoland, and the other a working mineral sands mine, Tormin, on the West Coast. Both projects have proved, and remain, highly controversial, and it’s not unfair to say ...

11 February 2019 | ARTICLE

“Wake up and smell the coffee!” Mantashe tells Australian mining company

Mineral Resources Minister visits controversial Lutzville mine

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for the past 15 years, so far unsuccessfully. Mantashe’s last two visits to the local Amadiba community, where there is strong opposition to mining on the ancestral land at Xolob...

6 February 2019 | ARTICLE

West Coast mining company fined a “pittance”

Mineral Sands Resources fined R1.25 million for unlawful activities in Lutzville

...Xolobeni in Pondoland for the past 15 years. Mineral Resources minister Gwede Mantashe is scheduled to visit the Tormin mine on 8 February.

5 February 2019 | ARTICLE

Wild Coast community battles SANRAL and Gwede Mantashe

Dispute over future of N2 route takes interesting turn as contractor pulls out

Xolobeni on the Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast has become well-known for two protracted legal battles. A group of residents from the Umgungundlovu community in the area has opposed mining by an Australian ...

4 December 2018 | ARTICLE

Court hears objections to new N2 highway

New Wild Coast route shortens road by 75km but passes through ancestral land

...Xolobeni community did not share the same sentiment as Zukulu about this “Berlin wall [the highway] that will separate the community and they will never get over it”. “This is an application by one ma...