[LISTEN] Effects of theft & illegal mining on public safety

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says the safety of residents paramount.

JOHANNESBURG - Mayor of The City of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba says illegal mining has to stop as both cable theft and illegal mining costs the city millions.

Mashaba did a site inspection of road infrastructure in parts of Johannesburg where there has been vandalism, theft and illegal mining.

He says the safety of residents and all roads users is paramount.

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