The artisanal miners otherwise known as the Zama Zama miners will today at 10am march to the Department of Mineral Resources and Economic Affairs (DMR) in Pretoria.
Black First Land First (BLF) President Andile Mngxitama and members will join the march, which includes the Mining Affected Communities United in Action (Macua) and Kimberley Artisanal Mine Workers (KAMW), in solidarity with the miners. BLF believes that the Zama Zama miners are the legitimate owners of the South African minerals. White monopoly capital has no right to mine on our stolen land.
The march will be conducted under the following details:
Date: 15 August 2017 (today)
Assembly point: Pretoria Art Museum, corner of Princes Park street and Francis Baard street, Pretoria
Issued by the National Coordinating Committee of Black First Land First (BLF NCC)
15 August 2017
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