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Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Lucas Ledwaba

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

Gold industry's appeal in miners' silicosis class action is shameful

Widows and children stand to inherit damage claims from the mining industry, but their decision to appeal doesn't bode well.

Silicosis: A tragic history of rights violations

Courts ruled for compensation for gold miners affected by silicosis, but what about the impact years of caring for the sick had on women and children?