Mining, money and murder on the South African coast

Mining, money and murder on the South African coast

Since the protest held in London on 5 May, much more has been written about the violence at Australian company MRC’s mineral sands project at Xolobeni in South Africa and the role of major MRC shareholder, British businessman Graham Edwards. Australian...
Workers with silicosis win legal victory in South Africa

Workers with silicosis win legal victory in South Africa

In South Africa, the struggle for justice for former gold miners suffering from silicosis has taken a step forward with a landmark judgement on 13 May, which has paved the way for a class-action lawsuit to proceed against 30 gold mining companies named as respondents....
Follow the Money – From Pondoland to London Wall

Follow the Money – From Pondoland to London Wall

Assassinated activist ‘Bazooka’ Rhadebe by Andy Higginbottom (*) At first sight the struggle of the Amadiba community in Pondoland, on South Africa’s Eastern Cape Wild Coast, to stop Australian company MRC mining on their land has nothing to do with Graham...
The real world is thus: the 2016 Anglo American AGM

The real world is thus: the 2016 Anglo American AGM

The eviction at Roche, La Guajira, Colombia, by the Colombian riot police squadron, ESMAD, 24 February 2016 AGM report by Richard Solly, Co-ordinator of London Mining Network and member of Colombia Solidarity Campaign This year’s Anglo American AGM was held...