SAPS says it has heightened visible policing over the Heritage Day weekend
Umsobomvu municipality pleads guilty, admits to receiving complaints from as far back as 2017
The continent is rich in metals for the energy transition such as cobalt, copper, nickel, graphite, graphite vanadium and platinum group metals
Criminal charges have been filed against the municipal managers of a number of towns for polluting the Vaal and Orange rivers
The mineral resources and energy minister appears reluctant to defend himself in court
The bad news headlines may be true but the good news is often overlooked
Illegal miners, who have been fighting to get mining permits, risk arrest and even death in confrontations between the police and security firms
Children in the Northern Cape leave school to dig for the gemstones, which, for many households, is a way of survival
The 90 detainees are among 110 people held by police at abandoned mining sites in the Namakwa district.
But the new artisanal and small-scale mining policy may be a turning point for informal prospectors who want to mine legally
“I’m willing to take a bullet” says Northern Cape natives who claim the land, and its diamonds, belong to them.
The Economic Freedom Fighters can now take control of the Phokwane local municipality through an opposition coalition
Unreported locust swarms in unoccupied farms, game and environmental parks can grow, cover large distances and destroy entire crops
Warrenton’s residents live in sewage mess and battle with chronic water delivery problems
How Covid-19 has intensified the physical and emotional burdens placed on children’s shoulders.
Deputy secretary general Jesse Duarte ordered that they come to the party headquarters to ‘sit with the registration teams and go over their lists’
As national lockdown regulations ease, President Cyril Ramaphosa urges South Africans to vaccinate
It is still unclear how discontent with politics, and the effects of Covid-19, will affect voter turnout, according to research company Ipsos
Even in hardship Nama blooms.
DA leader John Steenhuisen challenges ANC to share its list of mayoral candidates during the main opposition party’s own big metro candidate list-reveal
Three men made off with shotguns, R5 rifles, pistols and ammunition after pouncing on the Tsineng police station
How farmers perceive jackal and caracal — as ‘beautiful’ or ‘thieves’ — determines whether they will tolerate them on their livestock farms
Climate change, mine dust, drought and succulent poaching are causing centuries-old iconic plants to die
Natjoints reports 1 234 arrests, including two police reservists and N Cape and Mpumalanga offenders
A team working with the country’s Covid ministerial advisory committee uses a formula to keep tabs on the rise of infections. Here’s how it works
An investigation into the Northern Cape municipality has uncovered multiple issues of alleged fraud, including nepotism and unauthorised salary hikes
The Northern Cape department of education has had to close more than 70 schools in the past three weeks because of high numbers of Covid infections
Outraged provincial secretaries called for a meeting with Luthuli
House after the ANC secretary general broadened the NEC’s step-aside resolution
But Agricultural Research Council says outbreak is normal, and only a medium-sized outbreak
The Rockwood Conservation reserve boasts zero poaching incidents in six years and its breeding project is successful, but costly
The minister of basic education released the 2020 matric results on Monday, announcing that the overall pass rate has declined from 2019
The drought-stricken Northern Cape experienced some relief as heavy rainfall caused rivers and dams to overflow