Latest articles on Environmental Degradation

Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws

Government needs to respect the court ruling and the Xolobeni residents’ resistance to mining

Mines left to pollute the soil

Both the industry and officials are responsible for continuing damage to the environment and for huge, unnecessary carbon dioxide emissions.

Sun and wind for Africa, yet we go for coal

But the energy department this week gave preferred bidder status to two new coal-fired power stations.

The Age of Man costs the Earth

The price of progress may be a reversal of the gains made unless we stop degrading ecosystems.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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