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Card image 01 January 2016 Phuhlisani NPC

Mining: Creating winners and losers in the former homelands

Dr Gavin Capps joined SWOP at the University of the Witwatersrand as a Senior Researcher in January 2013. He is leader of the Mining and Rural Transformation in Southern Africa (MARTISA) project, a six-year research programme funded by the Ford Foundation. His current research investigates and seeks to connect three thematic areas: the political economy of the platinum mining

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