The syndicates that stop at nothing to rob KZN’s cash cow

RBM, the backbone of the northern KZN economy, is under siege from criminals

05 March 2023 - 00:04 By HENDRIK HANCKE and ORRIN SINGH

A top mining operation that employs 5,000 people and pays more than R1bn a year in taxes is fighting a life-and-death battle to save itself and staff from a deadly wave of criminality and fraud that has claimed 11 lives without a single criminal conviction.  ..

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