basotho in the south african mines

  • Sotho (South Sotho or Basotho) | South African History Online

    The Southern Sotho people were unified as the Basuto during the reign of ... in South Africa's mines, and many others were part of South Africa's urban work...

  • South Africa - Sotho - Country Studies

    By the early 1990s, an estimated 100,000 BaSotho worked in South Africa's mines, and many others were part of South Africa's urban work force throughout the...

  • Basotho and the Mines (Codesria Book): Eddy Tshidiso Maloka ...

    Basotho and the Mines (Codesria Book) [Eddy Tshidiso Maloka] on . ... and 1940, considers the position of Basotho migrant workers in South Africa.

  • Lesotho: From Labor Reserve to Depopulating Periphery ...

    2 May 2012 ... In the heyday of South African reliance on Basotho labor in the gold mines, to work in the mines for at least a year or two was a normal part of...

  • Mining - Lesotho - area - Encyclopedia of the Nations

    Ltd. and its partner, New Mining Corporation of South Africa, a black ... livestock, and remittances from Basotho miners employed in South African gold mines.

  • Labor migration in Southern Africa and agricultural development ...

    60% of adult Basotho (people of Lesotho) males between the ages of 20 and 44 are employed in the mines in South Africa. About 70% of rural s in...

  • Miners call for Lesotho to be incorporated in South Africa - SABC

    28 Sep 2014 ... Miners call for Lesotho to be incorporated in South Africa ... The "Free Movement of Basotho" says a referendum should be held in the country...

  • LESOTHO: Job-hungry Basotho risk exploitation in South Africa - Irin

    "Life has been difficult since I was retrenched from the South African mines and I ... Dressed in a blue overall, he is one of thousands of Basotho men who go into...

  • Basotho and the Mines: a social history of labour migrancy in ...

    WOLFGANG ZELLER University of Helsinki EDDY TSHIDISO MALOKA, Basotho and the Mines: a social history of labour migrancy in Lesotho and South Africa,...

  • SA, Lesotho to ease border control | African News | BDlive

    22 Apr 2013 ... The Lesotho high commissioner in Pretoria, Lineo Ntoane, estimated last year that there were 44,000 Basotho miners working in South Africa,...

  • African Books Collective: Basotho and the Mines

    This major study of migrant labour in Lesotho, concentrating on the period between 1980 and 1940, considers the position of Basotho migrant workers in South...

  • Persée : Basotho and the Expérience of Death, Dying, and Mourning ...

    Basotho men associated going to South Africa's mines with death and danger. As the following song-poem (recorded in the 1980s) by an experienced Mosotho...

  • The Erinpura: Basotho Tragedy - South African Military History Society

    The previous experience of many of the Basotho in South African mines with automatic drills and dynamite was found to be most valuable. 1927 Company was...

  • South Africa Sotho - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate ...

    South Africa Sotho - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural ... By the early 1990s, an estimated 100,000 BaSotho worked in South Africa's mines, and...

  • Sotho people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Most Sotho today live in South Africa, as the area of the Orange Free State was .... often migrated to large cities in South Africa to find employment in the mining...

  • Basotho and the Mines: a Social History of Labour ... - codesria

    Basotho and the Mines: a Social History of Labour Migrancy in Lesotho and South Africa, c1890-1940. Eddy Maloka. dakar, CODESRIA, 2004; Xii+260 p., ISBN...

  • UNEMPLOYMENT BIGGEST PROBLEM FOR BASOTHO, WHO ...

    This suggests that at least one in five Basotho are unemployed and in search of ... employment opportunities in other countries, particularly in South Africa. ..... “Lesotho: Illegal Migrant Miners Risk their Lives for Riches”-IRIN-A UN Report 2012...

  • Migration: Opportunities next door skew things back home - FT.com

    18 Apr 2013 ... For generations, Lesotho has served as a “labour reservoir” for South Africa, particularly in mining. In 1989, about 125,000 Basotho mine...

  • Lesotho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    A number of South Africans and Basotho also died in the fighting. .... the male migrant labour, primarily miners in South Africa for 3 to 9 months and employment...

  • Changing the Culture of Migration? Attitudes towards Education ...

    Until late in the 1990s, employment for unskilled and uneducated able-bodied Basotho men on South African mines was usually available. As a result, the...

  • Basotho and the Mines: Africa, C. 1890-1940 (Codesria Book ...

    This major study of migrant labour in Lesotho, concentrating on the period between 1980 and 1940, considers the position of Basotho migrant workers in South...

  • SAMP: Policy Briefs

    Since 1 990, patterns of migration from Lesotho to South Africa have ... The number of Basotho male migrants working on the mines declined from 1 00,000 in 1...

  • LABOUR MINISTER TO VISIT BASOTHO IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

    26 Aug 2009 ... The Minister of Labour and Employment Mr. Refiloe Masemene will pay official visits to Basotho working in the South African mines on Friday...

  • Basotho and the Mines: A Social History of Labour ... - H-Net Reviews

    Basotho and the Mines: A Social History of Labour Migrancy in Lesotho and South Africa, c.1890-1940. Dakar: Council for the Development of Social Science...

  • In the Time of Cannibals: The Word Music of South Africa's Basotho ...

    The workers who migrate from Lesotho to the mines and cities of neighboring South Africa have developed a rich genre of sung oral poetry—word music—that...