Buried in Gold: A Non-Existent Regulatory Framework for Mining in South Africa

In a rich panel on 28 September, journalist Kimon de Greef speaks to his riveting account of the stranglehold illegal mining has on the town of Welkom, as chronicled in his New Yorker piece, "The Dystopian Underworld of South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines;" Dr Janet Munakamwe, Mining lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand, speaks to prevailing conditions; and renowned academic Professor Keith Breckenridge, who has long focused on the history of gold mining in South Africa, provides context.