January 1, 1970

Case against 22 illegal miners in Welkom postponed

The case against 22 illegal miners arrested at a Welkom gold mine has been postponed in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court, Free State police say. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Langlaagte rescue hero died saving others

Njabulo Sibanda, who was not a zama zama, died saving his friends. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Mining’s ugly underbelly

Communities around mines suffer while government does little to protect them from exploitation. Source: News
January 1, 1970

Criminals undermining real student grievances – Radebe

Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe has called on students to stop being misled by “criminal elements”. Source: News