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Sharp sting of the Green Scorpions

Crime busters secure a 97% conviction rate and register more criminal dockets for range of crimes

Shongweni stink: EnviroServ bosses back in court

Managers charged over landfill emissions want charges set aside

Dirty listed companies hide the truth

Research into some of the JSE's biggest companies finds them in regular breach of environmental legislation and failing to disclose this to investors.

Firm fed toxic waste to pigs, claims government

A supplier to the police forensic laboratories faces charges of dumping dangerous chemicals.

Too few staff to stop environmental crimes

Low staff levels are hampering the monitoring and enforcement capabilities of the various environmental departments.

Farmer gets R1m fine, 8 years in jail for rhino poaching

A Limpopo farmer has been given an eight-year jail sentence for his involvement in rhino poaching and ordered to pay R1m to the Green Scorpions.

Green Scorpions go after Eskom

Eskom appears to have started building at its Safari sub-station without an environmental management plan, environmental affairs said on Tuesday.

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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

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

​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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