The director of the shell company that has sparked outrage in the Overberg with a plan to look for gold under the rolling wheat fields, Rosy Mvala, is defending it as a bid by a young black woman to cement her place in the mining industry.

Opponents of the plan, who include farmers, conservationists, mining experts and public representatives, probably can’t argue with that — but they take issue with almost every other aspect of the case Mvala seeks to make...

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