Jobs are already in short supply in Dipaleseng, near the Mpumalanga plant
Community members living close to the Grootvlei power plant say they will protest against Eskom’s plans to use external contractors
Four inmates who secretly filmed warders allegedly selling them drugs, alcohol, a firearm and a juvenile ”sex slave”, approached the Bloemfontein High Court on Friday to stop their transfer to
A top official at the Grootvlei Prison boasted to a prisoner that he was masterminding a plot to take charge of the facility.
The Bloemfontein High Court has granted an urgent application that four inmates of the Grootvlei prison – who exposed jail conditions by means of secretly-made video recordings – not to be moved to another prison.
The four Grootvlei Prison inmates who videotaped their warders selling drugs, alcohol, firearms and juvenile ”sex slaves” to inmates have been given 24-hour protection.
The Jali Commission could not hear evidence on Thursday on a Grootvlei warder caught on videotape while selling a juvenile prisoner for sex to an adult inmate because he refused to attend the hearing.
The Correctional Services ministry on Wednesday denied reports that Bloemfontein’s Grootvlei Prison head, Tatolo Setlai, who gave inmates permission to film alleged corrupt acts by warders, would be transferred.
The minister of electricity will visit the Grootvlei power station after a fire broke out Saturday morning, resulting in unit two being put out.
The community of Grootvlei is not optimistic about Khulubuse Zuma’s R23-million payout. Years of accumulated debt and poverty cannot be undone.