Living in SA’s own Chernobyl (Saturday Star)

Hundreds of shacks have been erected on a toxic and radioactive mine dump, experts warn

by Sheeree Bega
Saturday Star, January 8, 2011

WITH a look of pride, David Ncwana shows off his vegetable garden. The beans, he announces, have started to grow and the onions are getting along nicely, but the potatoes are taking longer than usual to emerge from the toxic earth beneath his feet.

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