Homes in danger as sinkholes devastate mining towns

24 January 2021 - 00:00 By alex patrick

Two weeks ago, David Watkins noticed that his lawn appeared to be sagging beneath his pool house. He poked the soil with his finger and his entire hand disappeared into the ground.

It was the start of a 2m-deep sinkhole at the home Watkins bought two years ago in Stilfontein, North West...

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