As the world's leading producer of platinum and one of the top gold producers, South Africa has become the richest nation in Africa in recent years. Still, the country has over a 25% unemployment rate. Protests against shortages of housing, electricity, running water, as well as poor education and
Demand that the South African government declare the Wild Coast a No-Go area for mining once and for all.
The government has failed to respond to objections raised by human rights workers and environmental organizations to protect the Wild Coast from mining. The Legal Resources Centre has also delivered a scathingly incisive and outright repudiation of mining concession rights within the delicate (and