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Four Men Sentenced for Illegal Mining


Kimberley- The Northern Cape Hawks welcomed the court outcomes against four suspects sentenced for illegal mining. Ayanda Booi (29), Fikile Sixeshe (37), Monwabisi Vincent Ntsham (46), Kwenza Ndlovu (40) were arrested for illegal mining on 24 April 2016 on De Beers mining area in Kleinzee. Upon the arrest, their mining implements were seized. They first …

Common Ground

Special Assignment

A Big Fish Production ‘Illegal’ mining is in the spotlight once again. This week’s episode of Special Assignment illuminates the issue with a revealing documentary that explores the underlying complexities of the unregulated side of gold mining, borne out of perpetual unemployment and a shrinking commercial mining industry. Common Ground investigates the intrinsic dynamics of …

Six illegal mining suspects to appear in Palm Ridge Court


Pretoria: A joint police operation looking into illegal mining in Gauteng’s east rand has ended in the successful arrest of six men in Thokoza, Ekurhuleni. The six suspects were arrested by members of the South African Police Service’s National Investigative Unit (NINU) and crime intelligence, together with other colleagues from the Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department. …