Demonstration targets Petmin’s key investors with demands to divest from Tendele coal mine

Demonstration targets Petmin’s key investors with demands to divest from Tendele coal mine

‘Poverty created, ancestors disrespected, water depleted’. Communities resisting mining across South Africa came together in solidarity action on March 8th to reject the expansion of the Tendele coal mine as part of a global climate mobilisation. Published by Save our iMfolozi Wilderness. May 9, 2017 A noisy but peaceful demonstration, part of...

Campaigning against coal in KwaZulu Natal

Campaigning against coal in KwaZulu Natal

  • Written on: 27 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

This is a video made in Zulu (with English subtitles) to inform the Fuleni community of the experience of living next to a coal mine. It recounts the real situation faced by the communities around the Somkhele mine in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. To discover more, visit the award-winning Save...

Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

Case Studies: Is Mining really ‘on top’ in Africa?

These case studies, shared by members of African civil society and their allies, offer an insight into the many grave social and ecological issues caused by large-scale mining in Africa and the failure of companies to adequately address these. In terms of reflecting the full scale of these problems in...