Xolobeni mining – shady ‘support’ from locals

I have written about the proposed mining of the Xolobeni area. See blogposts here, here and here. The local mining company says that it will bring employment to the area. Those opposed say it will bring destruction. I feel that an area of such biodiversity and uniqueness should be preserved as a heritage site. This will allow for sustained livelihoods and the preservation of the natural environment.

Here are some recent articles detailing:

Cancelled hearings

Shady dealings in ‘getting support’ from the local community

Opposition Facebook Group if you would like more info

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