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21 September 2018 | ARTICLE

Gwede Mantashe to meet Xolobeni residents opposed to mining

But residents sceptical of his intentions

...Xolobeni. This is the area on the Wild Coast where anti-mining activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe was murdered in March 2016. The moratorium follows a court case on whether community consent is neede...

24 July 2018 | ARTICLE

Coal mine opponents targeted on social media

“Powerful interests use violence and threats to cut off those defending human rights”

...Xolobeni. Although the Hawks have not made any progress in their investigation into Radebe’s murder – this was confirmed by spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi last week – it’s widely believed that ...

8 June 2018 | ARTICLE

Meet Adriaan du Toit, the “independent” geologist who trolls environmentalists and Cyril Ramaphosa

Du Toit’s work helped an Australian company get prospecting rights on the West Coast

...Xolobeni site on the Transkei coastline, where the company wants to mine titanium and other mineral sands. According to his own LinkedIn profile and his CV on his company’s website, Du Toit has worked...

23 May 2018 | ARTICLE

Wild Coast Road: communities have been consulted

We are compensating households affected by the road, says SANRAL

...Xolobeni that they are opposing. However, an independent survey conducted in 2015 by the HSRC found a 98.8% support level for the N2WCR amongst local residents in the Pondoland area. Even within the M...

25 April 2018 | ARTICLE

Community consent is not needed for mining rights, says lawyer

...Xolobeni mine

...Xolobeni, a village in Umgungundlovu on the Wild Coast. TEM is a subsidiary of Australian mining company MRC. DMR lawyer Vincent Maleka argued on Monday that the award of a mining right cannot qualify...

24 April 2018 | ARTICLE

Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer

...Xolobeni. TEM is a subsidiary of Australian mining company MRC. Xolobeni is a village in Umgungundlovu on the Wild Coast. In September 2016, Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane announced an ...

10 April 2018 | ARTICLE

Wild Coast toll road: new court battle looms

SANRAL to respond to residents’ objections

...Xolobeni mining project. The committee represents villagers opposed to the mining. Mbuthuma said SANRAL had put up red flags indicating the route of the new road without consulting the community. Some...

27 March 2018 | ARTICLE

Family of murdered Xolobeni activist appeals to NPA to “unblock” investigation

Police inquiry into Sikhosiphi Radebe’s 2016 death is stalled

The family of murdered Xolobeni mining activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Radebe, supported by the Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC), has asked National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) head Shaun Abrahams to inter...

19 February 2018 | ARTICLE

Battle over mining rights in remote Eastern Cape villages

Mgungundlovu residents and government to meet in court in April

...Xolobeni, one of the villages in Umgungundlovu. The battle over mining rights is violent. Activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, who was the chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, an organisation ...

16 February 2018 | ARTICLE

Two years later, still no arrests for murder of Xolobeni activist

Bazooka Rhadebe was gunned down outside his house in 2016

Almost two years since the murder of Xolobeni activist Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe, no-one has been arrested. Rhadebe was shot eight times outside his house in Lurholweni township in Mbizana, Eastern C...