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‘The devil is a liar’: Bathabile Dlamini pays for perjury

ANC Women’s League president accompanied her defence to pay R20 000 of a R200 000 deferred fine after Friday's judgment.

War in Rosettenville: Balaclavas, automatic rifles and an appetite for bloodshed

The case against the foiled heist perpetrators on Monday shows a growing trend among organised criminals where in some cases former SANDF members and police officials are involved

Africa needs to beat plastic pollution, says WWF

The focus on waste, which is the end of the plastic life cycle, means that the root causes of plastic pollution are not addressed

Presidential Climate Change Commission discusses risks of net-zero carbon emissions for South Africa

Pravin Gordhan says bureaucratic blocks must be removed and frankness is required about the trade-offs for the country to lead in new green industries

Fossil subsidies take the bulk of finance needed for an inclusive renewable energy sector

Minerals and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe agrees that green energy is cost competitive and calls for equitable ownership in the sector

South Africa forges ahead with domestic carbon offset programme

Industries can take advantage of carbon tax allowances if they finance projects mitigation projects

Locally extinct Erica makes a comeback in Cape Town

Erica verticillata, a plant endemic to an area along the Cape Flats, may have risen from extinction

Western Cape wetland gets new environmental protection

The Berg River Estuary has been declared South Africa’s 28th Ramsar site, yet 79% of the country’s wetlands remain threatened and 48% are critically endangered

Suspect mega housing development in Klerksdorp evades scrutiny

Clean governance remains elusive in troubled North West municipality where managers continue to misbehave with impunity

Eskom says no compromise on maintenance as black-outs roll

Some 4 435MW of power is out on planned maintenance, and another 8 093MW has been lost because of breakdowns to units at various power stations

SA engineers pave way for automated detection of ocean pollution

South Africa discharges up to 250 000 tonnes of rubbish into the oceans every year

Floods cast spotlight on education’s climate risks

Future-proofing schools against the damaging effects of global climate change is essential

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