Violent protests in Limpopo community after chiefs sign mining deal

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- briefly.co.za | 3 months ago

- Tensions over land have flared up in a Limpopo community after traditional leaders agreed to a mining deal- Some locals say they were not consulted before the deal was done- This has led to violent protests and infighting in the area A mine connected to businessman and friend of Julius Malema, Adriano Mazzotti, has been blamed for infighting and violence within a rural Limpopo community.

According to investigations conducted by amaBunghane, the community's traditional leaders are alleged to have agreed to an unfair deal with the mining company.  These traditional leaders and the mine executives are accused of operating illegally in the area.

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