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Former mine-workers seeking medical compensation

John Robbie spoke to Mbuyisa Neale Attorneys about medical compensation for former miners who now have a lung disease, Silicosis.

According to Zanele Mbuyisa of Mbuyisa Neale Attorneys, Over 1000 mine-workers a year are contracting the dust-related lung disease. Twenty-seven former miners who had been diagnosed with the disease, travelled 15 hours in minibuses from remote areas of the Eastern Cape to Carletonville, to be medically evaluated at AngloGold’s West Wits Hospital, only to be mistreated at the hospital.

Listen to the full interview below:


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