Tag Archives | Sustaining the Wild Coast

On the anniversary of Bazooka’s death: Pondoland Justice hangs in balance

One year ago, on 22 March 2016, human rights activist and chairperson of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe, was assassinated outside his home in Lurholweni township in Pondoland.  Mr Rhadebe was shot in the head by two men pretending to be police officers. Who killed him? Who was behind the assination?  Was he assassinated […]

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The destructive force of mining

It was with great shock and sadness that we heard of the assassination of anti-mining activist and Wild Coast community leader Sikhosiphi “Bazooka” Rhadebe in March, as well as the attack on the City Press journalists at his funeral. It shows that the destruction mining companies can bring in their wake is not only environmental, […]

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Financial Support Needed for the Amadiba Anti-Mining Struggle

Urgent Financial Support to the Amadiba Anti-Mining Struggle #RIPBazooka #StopWildCoastMining The Amadiba community on the Wild Coast of South Africa urgently need your support. They have been bravely fighting against a proposed mining operation on their ancestral lands for over a decade now, managing to hold the Australian mining company, Mineral Commodities Ltd (MRC), and […]

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Protecting the Wild Coast

Sinegugu Zukulu’s story of the Amadiba community’s struggle in Pondoland to keep the proposed N2 toll road and titanium mining off their land is an inspiring account. Sinegugu, who manages the protection of the extensive Mzimvubu mountain catchment area for Conservation SA, came to talk at SAFCEI’s AGM in Durban on the 3rd of June. […]

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