Sasolburg

 
Giant new refinery: curse or boon?
Giant new refinery: curse or boon?
Global oil giant Aramco, owned by Saudi Arabia, will meet the Central Energy Fund (CEF) to discuss building a 300 000-barrels-a day new oil...
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The EFF leader admits he bought the vehicle but denies there was a link to the now defunct bank
Jobseekers suffocate in the shade of Sasol’s smokestacks
Jobseekers suffocate in the shade of Sasol’s smokestacks
In the shadow of Sasol in Sasolburg is the dilapidated office of the Metsimaholo Labour Forum.
Motorists won’t share Sasol’s pain
Motorists won’t share Sasol’s pain
Trade union Solidarity, which represents white workers predominantly, is embarking on industrial action at Sasol’s giant fuel plants at Secunda...
Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’
Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’
Sasolburg’s roads are littered with strange, small heaps of sand. There are potholes that locals have attempted to fill themselves. They are also...
Municipality’s rot is in your face but there is         no clear-cut solution
Municipality’s rot is in your face but there is  no clear-cut solution
“This municipality collapsed under the ANC, unfortunately. If you want to get an idea of how, you just have to look at Moses Kotane Stadium in...
Maimane urges Metsimaholo community to vote ANC out once and for all
Maimane urges Metsimaholo community to vote ANC out once and for all
DA leader Mmusi Maimane has urged residents of the Metsimaholo municipality to kick the ANC out of power there once and for all when they vote in...
Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents
Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents
A little over a year ago, anti-government sentiment in Zamdela spilled over into the dusty streets in a series of violent protests. 
Can’t touch Vaal at hammer time
Can’t touch Vaal at hammer time
In the far north of the Free State lies a large industrial town called Sasolburg, which was established in 1954 with the aim of providing housing...
Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time
Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time
Ace Magashule is blamed by residents of Zamdela for the unhappiness that sparked violent protests this week – but he sought to shift the onus...
Parys complains -- anonymously
Parys complains -- anonymously
The ubiquitous cracked and disembowelled streets seem to point to this instability, but in the township of Tumahole, the absence of tarred roads...
Working municipalities the true face of democracy
Working municipalities the true face of democracy
The riots at the Zamdela informal settlement in Sasolburg are the latest in what is by now a long list of municipal-level ­protests since...

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