Taxpayers’ money recklessly wasted due to indifference, lack of planning and failed governance model
Despite evidence that communities around mines are infection epicentres, the Mineral Council of South Africa is scrambling to ‘shape the message’ by fudging the numbers.
Despite a court order, residents near mines were ignored when Covid-19 guidelines were drawn up. Now the virus devastates the very people made vulnerable by their operations.
Before Covid-19 the mortality rate among former miners in SA was 20% higher than in the general population
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