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Penwell Dlamini is a news reporter for the Sowetan

We spend the money we make here in SA – Zama zamas We spend the money we make here in SA – Zama zamas

Five days after a mob raided Soul City informal settlement in search for zama zamas, illegal miners are  back at it.

Kagiso residents fearful of retaliation by illegal miners Kagiso residents fearful of retaliation by illegal miners

Residents of Kagiso on the West Rand say though they are relieved illegal miners are no longer in their community, they ...

Police overwhelmed as vigilantes hunt down zama-zamas Police overwhelmed as vigilantes hunt down zama-zamas

Police appeared to be losing the battle to regain control of marauding mobs in Kagiso,on the West Rand, as violence ...

Kagiso residents raid open veld for zama zamas, strip 21 young ... Kagiso residents raid open veld for zama zamas, strip 21 young men naked

Residents of Kagiso and surrounding areas have resorted to vigilantism in a desperate effort to save their communities ...

Residents clash with police and close all roads to Kagiso in ... Residents clash with police and close all roads to Kagiso in illegal mining protest

All roads leading to Kagiso, on the West Rand, have been closed by angry residents protesting against illegal mining.

Kanana residents live in fear of being caught in crossfire ... Kanana residents live in fear of being caught in crossfire between rival gangs

As police intensified their crack down on illegal miners on the West Rand, about 160km away in Orkney, near Klerkdorp, ...

One person killed, over 60 arrested during five-hour raid One person killed, over 60 arrested during five-hour raid

An illegal miners lay dead following a shootout with the police and about 5km away another knelt down in front of the ...

One person dies as cops, zama zamas exchange fire One person dies as cops, zama zamas exchange fire

One person has died after police exchanged fire with suspects in a sting operation on the West Rand on Tuesday.

'Even pupils' lunch boxes not safe from zama-zamas' 'Even pupils' lunch boxes not safe from zama-zamas'

Residents of West Village in Krugersdorp where eight women were raped by a group say they have lived in fear long ...

Police union calls for audit at cop shops Police union calls for audit at cop shops

In the wake of more horrific crimes being reported across the country, police union the Independent Police Union of SA ...