pirates steal gold worth millions

Nearly R2billion worth of gold is stolen every year by pirates from mines in South Africa, according to the findings of a new report.

Nearly R2billion worth of gold is stolen every year by pirates from mines in South Africa, according to the findings of a new report.

The Institute of Security Studies warned that the scale of the thefts could force the closure of a number of less profitable mines and a loss in jobs in an industry which is regarded as a cornerstone of the economy. - Sapa

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