Mantashe calls off mining meeting

Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe was forced to call off a planned meeting with the community of Qokolweni in Mthatha on Thursday after a “briefing” between the minister, community leaders and a company that mines in one of the villages under Qokolweni deadlocked. Mantashe spent more than five hours locked in a “hotly-contested meeting” behind closed doors with leaders of the people of Qokolweni and the mining company.

This article is reserved for registered DispatchLIVE readers.

Simply register AT NO COST to proceed. If you've already registered, simply sign in.

Already registered on HeraldLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.



Questions or problems? Email helpdesk@dispatchlive.co.za or call 0860 52 52 00.

X