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South Africa Update

Published by MAC on 2006-11-28

South Africa Update

28th November 2006

Earlier this year we ran an exclusive story depicting the struggle by members of the Maandagshoek community in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, to reclaim land allegedly stolen from them by Anglo American/Anglo Platinum. [see]

Now another community in neighbouring Limpopo province has occupied its own territory in defiance of the same company.

BHPBilliton is on the block, accused of failing to pay compensation for deadly manganese poissoning of workers at its Metalloys plant, south of Johannesburg

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