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Despite voicing their concerns about matters of royalties and traditional leadership many times over the years, the North West mining community of the Bapo Ba Mogale are still without answers or satisfaction. The community is demanding the release of the Mafereka report, which was finalised in mid-2013 and has been kept secret ever since. The community’s hope now is to put pressure on the provincial government to release the report, by exposing its lack of action.
Despite voicing their concerns about matters of royalties and traditional leadership many times over the years, the North West mining community of the Bapo Ba Mogale are still without answers or satisfaction. The community is demanding the release of the Mafereka report, which was finalised in mid-2013 and has been kept secret ever since. The community’s hope now is to put pressure on the provincial government to release the report, by exposing its lack of action.
NW silence on Mafereka report infuriates mining communities
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The Civil Society Working Group on State Capture, of which Corruption Watch is a member, has sent, in an open letter to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, a list of key witnesses whose testimony must be heard before the state capture commission ends its work at the end of March 2021. The list features public officials, individuals and private corporations.
The Civil Society Working Group on State Capture, of which Corruption Watch is a member, has sent, in an open letter to Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, a list of key witnesses whose testimony must be heard before the state capture commission ends its work at the end of March 2021. The list features public officials, individuals and private corporations.
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