Wild Coast warriors stand their ground

Wild Coast warriors stand their ground

AmaMpondo defy mega-bridge row pressure.

The amaMpondo community’s fight against the proposed multi-billion-rand N2 Wild Coast toll road that will cut a brutal swathe across their pristine territory continues.

The world-renowned environmental lawyer representing them, Cormac Cullinan, believes that the latest strategy of Sanral (South African  National Road Agency Ltd) to nullify their opposition, is to forge ahead with the construction of two mega bridges at a cost of R3,5 billion [sure to be an underestimate. – Ed]  so that any court may be obliged to approve the completion of the road rather than leave the vast costly structures as white elephants in the middle of nowhere.

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