In news from South Africa: North West Premier Tebogo Job Mokgoro has called for immediate action in dealing with illegal mining after 20 dead bodies of suspected illegal miners were found near Lawrence Park’s mine ventilation shaft. He said going forward, the province “would pull all resources together to combat, counter and eradicate this menace completely”. Meanwhile, according to News24, the police say more than 50 people have been arrested in different operations where gold material as well as firearms were seized.