4 arrested in Shiva Uranium mine protest

Four people have been arrested following violent protests at the Gupta-owned Shiva Uranium mine in Tigane township in the North West. Local schools and shops were shut down, and roads barricaded, as residents of the mining area embarked on a protest over the loss of over 200 jobs. This after the mine terminated its contract with their labour broker, Quatrotec. The community says the mine has done little to uplift the community, and has instead sought to exploit local labour

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