'Unclear' Why South African Police Attacked Xolobeni Residents

A "consultation" meeting between the Xolobeni community in the Eastern Cape and Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe over the issuing of a titanium mining licence to Transworld Energy and Minerals came to a halt after police fired stun grenades at locals that "do not want mining on their land".

The Amadiba Crisis Committee fought to prevent the mining project from going ahead in Xolobeni (file photo).

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