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

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...

Ibutho Coal must leave us alone

Ibutho Coal must leave us alone

This letter was originally published in The Mercury on the 29th June 2015. (then republished on Save Our Wilderness)     Dear Mr Editor I am writing to say thank you to Mr Tony Carnie for his article Nearly 1 000 face removal by mine in the Mercury on 23...