TimesLIVE Investigations: Illegal mining
Zama zama economics: R10k for a KFC bucket, R20k for a prostitute — 2.4km under the earth
Cops estimate at least R3m in cash circulates underground in North West at any given time
In a near parallel world, millions of rands worth of trade is conducted daily by organised crime gangs working kilometres underground in operational, mothballed, disused and derelict mineshafts across SA’s gold reef...
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