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There is no ‘better life for all’ in Pofadder, but its residents will still vote ANC

A vote for the governing party can earn people the chance of a job, but it’s likely to be temporary.

Pofadder SA’s new seat of solar power

Scorching heat has put the town on the map as a provider of concentrated solar power, but a pricing error may dampen its potential.

Solar boom boosts South African salaries

Renewables projects have provided new jobs with higher salaries and brought new economic activity into the Northern Cape.

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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

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

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