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15th June 2024

Jagersfontein Dam tailings failure

Panic overnight on the news that there had been another dam wall rupture in the diamond mining area of Jagersfontein. Earlier this month a tailings dam full of toxic sludge burst its banks and spewed across the town, engulfing buildings, farm land and livestock. For more, #eNCA speaks to Hassen Lorgat from the Benchmarks Foundation. #DStv403 #eNCA