Tokwe-Mukosi Dam flood survivors

Chingwizi villagers’ nightmare not over

Chingwizi villagers’ nightmare not over

FOR the second time in just a year, 18 000 impoverished Tokwe-Mukosi Dam flood survivors have again fallen victim to a development project — this time to pave way for an ethanol plant by Billy Rautenbach, whose first attempt to set up the project in 2008 failed due to political bickering and shortage of water.

Farmers exploit flood victims

Farmers exploit flood victims

THE troubled 18 000 Tokwe-Mukosi Dam flood survivors, who were forcibly relocated to Nuanetsi Ranch without compensation, have come as cheap and readily available menial labour for sugarcane farmers in the Lowveld, who are feeding off their sweat by paying as little as $1 per day, it has been learnt.

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