Battle over mining rights in remote Eastern Cape villages

Mgungundlovu residents and government to meet in court in April


19 February 2018

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

Bazooka Rhadebe was gunned down outside his house in 2016


16 February 2018

Authorities finally move against Australian mining company

Tormin accused of breaching environmental licence


20 October 2016

Xolobeni goes to court over community rights versus mining

Case will shed light on land ownership and customary law


28 September 2016

Man accused of assault in Xolobeni is ANC election candidate

Named in affidavits, Nthethelelo Madikizela denies involvement in attack


29 July 2016

Xolobeni: Ministers duck questions on mining

Imbizo yields no information on murder of activist


20 July 2016

Australian mining company pulls out of Wild Coast mine

Ongoing violence prompts MRC's decision


18 July 2016

Xolobeni community want answers at meeting

Police to face questions about activist’s death


12 July 2016

No mining in Xolobeni, demand activists

Protests against Australian company in Cape Town and Perth

By and

25 May 2016

From Xolobeni to Marikana we see consequences of impunity

Compromised politicians and corrupt government departments are sacrificing human rights


1 April 2016

Assassinated anti-mining activist knew his life was in danger

Struggle against mining in Xolobeni will continue, promises Nonhle Mbuthuma


29 March 2016

Opponent of Xolobeni titanium mine assassinated

Others fear for their lives


23 March 2016

Wild Coast battle to save land from mining

We will die for our land, say angry Xolobeni villagers as dune mining looms

Text by Tariro Washinyira. Photos by Paul Botes (with permission of the Mail & Guardian)

12 February 2016

Court case exposes violence in Wild Coast mining dispute

Four men accused of assaulting residents of the Amadiba coastal area were released on R2,000 bail each yesterday at the Mbizana Magistrates’ Court.


12 January 2016

Mining company “lied” to its shareholders

Representatives of the Amadiba community in the Eastern Cape have accused Australian company Mineral Commodities, part owner of the Tormin mine on the West Coast, of lying to its shareholders.

GroundUp Staff with AmaBhungane

6 November 2015