Karoo

 

Agang against fracking

Sapa

Mamphela Ramphele's party will oppose hydraulic fracturing, a first for a South African political party.

Agang against fracking

Sojourn in silence

Julienne Du Toit

Julienne du Toit heads off for a Karoo farmstay with her husband Chris Marais and finds lots of nothing — gloriously serene nothing.

Sojourn in silence

D-day for fracking

Lynley Donnelly

Not even the most ardent critics are holding out any hope that the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Karoo will be extended.

D-day for fracking

To nuke or frack?

Lynley Donnelly

The minister of energy has backed fracking for gas in the Karoo, but what could this mean for South Africa's nuclear ambitions?

To nuke or frack?