Mokopane - Tale of a Town On the Brink

[Daily Maverick]Mokopane, Limpopo, is a town on the brink. It's on the brink of complete political meltdown, after years of factional fighting over corruption among municipal leaders. It could also be on the brink of a newfound prosperity, with a major platinum mine being built on its outskirts - on land previously used for small-scale subsistence farming. Some locals say they weren't consulted properly, while mine bosses insist they must get on board or be left behind. The tensions here are emblematic of much wider s