Environmental groups welcome China’s pledge on coal

The fate of South Africa’s controversial Musina-Makhado Special Economic Zone (MMSEZ) in Limpopo is uncertain, according to activists who are celebrating China’s announcement that it will stop all international coal financing. 

Veteran environmental rights activist Bobby Peek told the Mail & Guardian that the controversial MMSEZ, in his opinion, was “gone and finished”. 

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Tunicia Phillips
Tunicia Phillips is an investigative, award-winning journalist who has worked in broadcast for 10 years. Her beats span across crime, court politics, mining energy and social justice. She has recently returned to print at the M&G working under the Adamela Trust to specialise in climate change and environmental reporting.

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