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Ten years on, S.Africa awaits justice for slain striking miners

Urdu Point 12 Aug 2022
Mgcineni 'Mambush' Noki had become the face of the 2012 protests at the Marikana platinum mine northwest of Johannesburg, known as the "the man with the green blanket" ... Many of the workers in South Africa's platinum mines come from remote parts of the country such as Mqanduli, only returning home for the Christmas holidays.
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South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

Federal News Radio 11 Aug 2022
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors have charged seven self-employed miners with the rapes of eight women nearly two weeks ago in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg ... JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors have charged seven self-employed miners with the rapes of eight women nearly two weeks ago in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.
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Sibanye cuts US palladium, platinum mines’ output forecast after Montana flooding

Business Day 11 Aug 2022
The Johannesburg-based precious-metals producer sees output at its Stillwater mines at 445,000 ounces to 460,000 ounces this year amid rising costs and as production takes a hit from floods in the area, Sibanye said on Thursday.  ... Sibanye’s CEO Neal Froneman acquired Stillwater Mining for $2.2bn in 2017.
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Seven Charged in Brutal South Africa Gang Rape

Voa News 11 Aug 2022
They are all part of the 80 men initially arrested in a major police sweep following the incident, she confirmed. The women had been making a music video two weeks earlier in the mining area of Krugersdorp outside Johannesburg when they were attacked by a group of masked, armed men ... .
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Seven men are charged with gang-raping eight models including a teenager in crime that has ...

The Daily Mail 10 Aug 2022
The models and crew, the youngest of whom was 19 and the eldest 37, were allegedly raped up to ten times each over several hours close to a mine near Johannesburg ... Illegal miners search for gold in an abandoned mine west of Johannesburg, South Africa on August 5.
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South Africa sex crime: Authorities charge seven over gang rape

Yahoo Daily News 10 Aug 2022
Women's rights protesters outside the court in Johannesburg last week. South African authorities have charged seven men with 32 counts of rape after a mass assault at an abandoned mine near Johannesburg. A group of eight women were attacked while filming a music video at the mine near the town of Krugersdorp last month ... BBC Africa Live ... ....
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South Africa sex crime: 'We want our bodies to be secure 24/7'

Yahoo Daily News 10 Aug 2022
It happened at an abandoned mine in the town of Krugersdorp, yet none of the 130 arrested suspects have been charged with rape because police say they are awaiting DNA test results ... Outraged locals demanding tougher action from police have held violent demonstrations in several townships near abandoned mines, west of Johannesburg.
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South Africa sex crime: ‘We want our bodies to be secure 24/7’

Joy Online 10 Aug 2022
It happened at an abandoned mine in the town of Krugersdorp, yet none of the 130 arrested suspects have been charged with rape because police say they are awaiting DNA test results ... Outraged locals demanding tougher action from police have held violent demonstrations in several townships near abandoned mines, west of Johannesburg.
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Survivors recount horrific gang rape that has enraged South Africa

Sandhills Express 09 Aug 2022
Johannesburg — When eight young models headed off on a film shoot on the morning of July 28, they were excited ... The 22-person film crew was shooting at an abandoned mine dump in Krugersdorp, near Johannesburg ... Authorities conduct a raid to detain illegal mine workers, August 3, ...
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Rape is endemic in South Africa. Why the ANC government keeps missing the mark

Mail Guardian South Africa 09 Aug 2022
This was horrifically illustrated in South Africa at the end of June when eight young women were brutally gang raped in West Village outside Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, while filming a music video on a mine dump ... Very quickly the focus shifted from the brutal rapes and eight seriously violated women to illegal mining.
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The UN recently declared a universal human right to a healthy, sustainable environment. Here's where ...

The Morganton News Herald 08 Aug 2022
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation is a building material company in Japan with operations in the United States, China, and Vietnam, that has 30 cement plants worldwide and also runs limestone mines ... A global mining company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, and London, the group mines copper, nickel, iron, platinum, and diamonds.
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Migrants targeted in South Africa after gang rape outrage

Business Ghana 07 Aug 2022
Residents of a South African township near Johannesburg have set ablaze the homes of migrants they believe are illegally working in disused local mines ... People armed with garden tools forced them to seek safety in old underground mine ventilation shafts ... that surround Johannesburg.
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Trust deficit between police and the West Rand community widens

Eye Witness News 07 Aug 2022
The community in the west of Johannesburg has blamed poor policing for the deepening illegal mining crisis and the criminal syndicates that have encroached on the area ... .
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Vigilante mobs beat illegal miners and torch their camps in violent backlash after heavily-armed men ...

The Daily Mail 06 Aug 2022
Community members burn materials abandoned by illegal miners in Krugersdorp Johannesburg, ... Residents of Kagiso block roads with burning tires and rocks, during a protest against illegal mining and rising crime associated to the mining in the area, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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'Shame of a nation': 84 arrested after gang rape in South Africa

Democratic Underground 06 Aug 2022
‘Shame of a nation’. 84 arrested after gang rape in South Africa. Mass sexual assault of eight women has shocked the country with the president denouncing ‘horrible acts of brutality’. ?resize=770%2C513 ... A gang of gunmen forced their way into a music video shoot near a mine dump in Krugersdorp, a small town west of Johannesburg, on Thursday ... . . ... .

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