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Justin Arenstein

Flagship water project in crisis

The 30-year deal spearheaded by Britain's BiWater and signed in Mpumalanga's capital Nelspruit in 1999 was supposed to rapidly expand basic water services into the region's impoverished villages without placing a financial burden on the taxpayer.

Less money for mining victims

Cape plc will pay out only a third of the amount promised to the victims of its local asbestos-mining operations. The dramatic reduction will, Meeran warned, prevent any compensation for future victims of asbestos pollution or other exposure at Cape’s abandoned mines. However, South African investment holding company Gencor is supplementing the settlement

Asbestos lawyers to take on gold giants

Lawyers for South Africa's asbestos victims intend using their victory against mining giants Gencor and Gefco as a precedent for suing the country's even larger gold mines. Attorney Richard Spoor said that about 500 000 gold miners had been abandoned penniless.

Mondli Makhanya appointed M&G editor

Sunday Times Deputy Managing Editor, Politics, Mondli Makhanya has been appointed editor of the Mail & Guardian, the newspaper's chairperson and chief executive, Trevor Ncube said.

US bankers sue SA govt

SA is being sued for more than R1-billion by a group of United States bankers and businessmen who claim to have been defrauded by rogue apartheid-era spies.

Mega park threatened

POLITICAL grandstanding and greed are threatening the world's biggest game reserve, a key prestige project of the South African government

?Damning? school racism report delayed

MPUMALANGA's education department has postponed the release of a ?damning? report on racism in local schools, which allegedly details practices like R300 registration fees...

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