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‘We struggle for water, but power stations and coal mines don’t’

A proposed pipeline will bring water polluted with Gauteng’s sewage to the Waterberg in Limpopo to boost the coal industry during the climate crisis

Hlophe: Goliath’s ‘false allegations’ amount to gross misconduct

The Western Cape Judge President has made a counter-complaint against his deputy and responded to her allegation

Hlophe complaint is an eerie echo

But the new complaint against the Western Cape judge president is also unprecedented

Court ruling on Zuma’s nuclear deal is a marker of South Africa’s political health

The court ruling which declared South Africa's nuclear energy plan as illegal may have put paid Zuma's ambitions of clinching during his presidency

Eskom apologises for spying on Greenpeace, Earthlife

Eskom has apologised for using a private security company at the Medupi power station in Limpopo to spy on environmental bodies.

Green organisations allege Eskom spying

Power utility Eskom spied on the activities of green organisations in the country, claims Earthlife Africa and Greenpeace.

Activists want govt to say no to nuclear

A group of activists from various environmental organisations took part in a march in Johannesburg to protest South Africa's nuclear expansion plans.

COP17 activists and volunteers clash at Zuma meeting

Civil society activists who gathered for a meeting with Jacob Zuma at the Durban City Hall allege they were 'pushed and punched' by volunteers.

Thousands join Earthlife protesters in march on Eskom

About 1 500 people marched to the offices Eskom and BHP Billiton in Jo'burg to protest against the way they affected the environment.

‘Avoid disaster on our shores’

Environmentalists call on government to reconsider SA's nuclear energy plans.

My neighbour, the mine dump

Second in a series of stories in which we explores AMD in SA, this week's focus is on gold mining and communities that live with its after-effects.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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