Profanação dos túmulos na antiga vila Chipanga by Vale /Desecration of graveyards in the old Village , Chapanga

Profanação dos túmulos na antiga vila Chipanga, uma comunidade em Moatize pela Vale Desecration of the tombs in the old village , Chipanga a  community in Moatize by Vale Close on 9 years ago, Vale the Brazilian mining corporation relocated thousands of family’s form Chipanaga, an area which they lived in over many generations. Coal …

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Solwezi Municipal Council handing over responsibilities to Kansanshi Mine. Trading long term development for short term results?

Since the start of mining in Solwezi, the population and traffic has increased in  large numbers , especially mine related traffic. The roads are now in a  bad state. The Solwezi Municipal council is in debt. It  has arrived at a debt swap arrangement with Kansanshi mine which includes handing over responsibility for the development of …

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(Podcast) Artisanal Mining, Blessing and A Curse , Part 2 – Sekhukhune, South Africa

  Artisanal Mining, A Blessing and A Curse, Sekhukhune South Africa By Mmathapelo Thobajane Voice note 1 Hello I am Mmathapelo Thobajane , I am an activists in the Bench Marks Community Monitors school and a member of SEJN. Community Monitors have been monitoring the new “illegal” chrome mining activities in Sekhukhune land. “illegal” chrome …

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(Podcast ) Artisanal Mining , A Blessing and A Curse Part 1 – Marange, Zimbabwe

Artisanal Mining , A Blessing and A Curse – Marange Zimbabwe By Billian Matambo August 2018 Voice Note 1 Hello everybody my name is Billian Matambo a Zimbabwean by nationality and I’m from Manicaland province from the popular Marange area where diamonds are being mined. I am a member of the Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied …

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