XOLOBENI

Activists urge Ramaphosa to move N2 Wild Coast Toll Road

The road will bring destruction to the Wild Coast, they say. But SA National Roads Agency disagrees

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22 September 2021

Wild Coast: is there a future in eco-tourism?

“We are not anti-development” say opponents of mine and toll road

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5 August 2021

N2 toll road on Wild Coast divides community

Some argue it will bring economic opportunities while others worry it will destroy their way of life

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2 August 2021

Battle to stop 22km long mine on Wild Coast

Xolobeni community deeply divided

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28 July 2021

Trial will shed light on Wild Coast violence

Community is split, even within families, on whether mining should be allowed to take place

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22 January 2021

Groundbreaking court judgment on mining and community rights

Court rules that Xolobeni community should have received mining application before the right was granted

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22 September 2020

Swimmers promote alternatives to mining the Wild Coast

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

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31 March 2019

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

Mineral Resources Minister visits controversial Lutzville mine

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11 February 2019

Wild Coast community battles SANRAL and Gwede Mantashe

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

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5 February 2019

Xolobeni judgment is vital to land debate

Gwede Mantashe is concerned about mining being halted, but the judgment is an incentive for the industry to change the way it operates

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23 November 2018

Wild Coast mine blocked by Pretoria court

Government and companies must obtain “full and informed” consent from communities before granting mining rights, says judge

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22 November 2018

Mantashe: I didn’t give the go-ahead on Xolobeni

Minister distances himself from claims made by Australian company on controversial Eastern Cape mine

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26 September 2018

Gwede Mantashe to meet Xolobeni residents opposed to mining

But residents sceptical of his intentions

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21 September 2018

Community consent is not needed for mining rights, says lawyer

Department of Mineral Resources in court over Xolobeni mine

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25 April 2018

Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer

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24 April 2018

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

Police inquiry into Sikhosiphi Radebe’s 2016 death is stalled

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27 March 2018