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Municipality’s dodgy sand scandal

Lepelle-Nkumpi allegedly paid millions to illegal miners for gravel to use in major building projects

Brothers in conservation want to restore indigenous knowledge

Dr Johan Wentzel and Dr Ephraim Mabena are tied together by a common passion

Community reduced to squatting on their ancestral land

A Limpopo property mogul has reduced to rubble the homes of people whose families have lived there for more than 200 years

ConCourt to rule on farm tenant claims

The farm tenants won in the Land Claims Court but the Supreme Court of Appeal overturned this

Jobs, jobs, jobs for Limpopo

Premier Chupu Mathabatha paints a picture of a prosperous future for the province

ANC fudges over fired VBS mayors

Its reaction ranges from hardline dismissal to pussy-footing rehabilitation and redeployment

KZN mine fight goes on, despite ruling

KwaZulu-Natal villagers are fighting mining they say violates their land rights and harms the environment

Bapedi peace bid on shaky ground

The king designate wants reconciliation to rebuild the nation but his opponents are not bending

amaHlubi’s battle against colonial legacy heads to high court

One of South Africa’s oldest nations is fighting for recognition of its king, language and ancestral land

This land is our chemist

A group of men harvest medicinal plants, which they then process and sell, but it’s a tough trade

Black farmers fall in the furrows

They have the skills to farm successfully but need financing from banks and post-settlement support from the state

Rural life under the yoke of baas and chief

The land committee in Mpumalanga and Limpopo heard stories marked by heartbreak, anger, confusion, willingness and fear

Another day of terror for Lekota

Many are questioning Lekota's opposition to proposed changes to Section 25 of the Constitution

Cops step in to stop DA, EFF members in land hearing brawl

Order was restored after EFF leader Julius Malema and committee chairperson Vincent Smith appealed for calm

Hard day for Lekota at land hearings

Lekota endured a difficult day, getting stick from members of the public for his opposition to proposed amendments to Section 25 of the Constitution

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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