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.
Mineral Sands Resources pursues defamation cases seemingly to intimidate individuals into silence
Before Covid-19 the mortality rate among former miners in SA was 20% higher than in the general population
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