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Zero Hour: New CER Report shows how mining and water authorities fail communities and environment in Mpumalanga
Cape Town. Government’s failure to ensure that mining companies comply with the law is causing unprecedented environmental degradation and chronic health problems in Mpumalanga – with dire consequences for communities and South Africa’s future prosperity. The situation is the result of neglect, limited resources and wilful inaction by the Departments of Mineral Resources and Water… continued
Newsflash: Organisations call on SAPS for a public report on progress with investigation into Bazooka Rhadebe assassination
On Thursday, 19 May 2016 a group of social justice organisations wrote to the Minister of Police and the National Commissioner of the SAPS requesting a public progress report by the SAPS on progress with the investigation into the assassination of Amadiba Crisis Committee Chair Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe. Mr Rhadebe was shot in the head… continued
Media Release: Mineral Commodities Ltd AGM on 25 May 2016: Why SA and Australian organisations are calling for shareholder and regulatory action
Cape Town, South Africa. Next week, a broad coalition of community and civil society organisations in South Africa and Australia will stage protests against Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC) to coincide with the company’s annual general meeting in Perth on 25 May 2016. The protests will focus attention on the social, environmental and governance record of… continued
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