MPs hear tales of abuse of farm dwellers by farmers, mines

A delegation of parliamentarians heard allegations that some farmers in Mpumalanga banned farm dwellers from keeping livestock, poisoned water and grazing lands, shot people and stole animals belonging to the farm dwellers. There were also of hundreds of families in the province who could be evicted from their land by[…]

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ISIL ‘plants mines’ at Palmyra ruins

Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have planted landmines and explosives in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, which they captured last month, sources told Al Jazeera. Activist and Palmyra resident Nasser al-Nasser said that ISIL fighters have assembled explosives around several heritage sites in[…]

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Northam Platinum workers continue strike

Mine workers will continue striking at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine in Limpopo despite a court interdict ordering them to return to work, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Friday. “They are continuing with the strike and they are also aware of the interdict,” said acting national spokesman Livhuwani[…]

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