Latest articles on Lephalale

‘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

The story of SA’s biggest power plant, and its little town

Before Big Coal, Lephalale was a small town with little water and few jobs. Two power plants have changed it

The Portfolio: Tshepiso Mabula

"I sought to create work that deals with memory, loss, nostalgia and the sense of what it means to truly belong."

Medupi sand mining put to an end

Compliance notices have been issued against sand miners in Lephalale. Their operations must now stop or they will face legal action.

Local has not been lekker in Lephalale

The builders of Medupi Power Station are being accused of breaking promises.

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R2.3bn VBS trial expected to only begin in 2022

The state is expected to request a 16 week-long trial, as delays stymie progress in the saga.

Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

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