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Eastern Cape’s Wild Coast has many hidden gems

It's not only stunning: There's so much for tourists to do!

Two Week South African Road Trip Itinerary

Road trip starting in Jo'burg and going through Sani Pass, Coffee Bay, Hogsback, Jeffrey’s Bay, Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Sedgefield and Graaf-Reinet

Flooding in KZN kills five, more rain expected

Victims were either crushed to death by mudslides or drowned in flood waters according to search and rescue units

Rich land, poor villagers

Coffee Bay’s pristine seaside land is home to some of SA’s most popular holiday resorts and remains in the hands of the Bomvana and Pondo tribes

Wild Coast Amadiba mining opponent ‘assassinated’

After almost a year of threats and attacks, a Wildcoast anti-mining activist was gunned down and killed in front of his wife and sons.

Villagers call for chief’s head over plan to mine their land

The Wild Coast community of Xolobeni is vehemently opposed to the proposed open-cast mining of titanium on their traditional land.

Wild Coast faces new mining threat

President Jacob Zuma's office has been drawn into the fight to halt the proposed mining of the Wild Coast dunes, writes Fiona Macleod

Outrage over N2 approval

Opponents of the N2 toll road that will snake through the Wild Coast are ready to take their battle to the highest court.

Tourism trumps titanium on Wild Coast

Eastern Cape and the United Nations have signed a deal that focuses on building green economy and earning carbon credits.

Transkei mining down, but not out

The Wild Coast belongs to future generations and should not be mined if its fragile ecosystem will be damaged, said Susan Shabangu.

Wild Coast needs a one-stop tourism shop

The communities of the Wild Coast drink from polluted waterholes shared with dogs and livestock. There are no toilets. Medical facilities are rare.

DA objects to permit to mine the Wild Coast

The DA says it is disappointed by the decision of the Department of Minerals and Energy Affairs to grant mining rights on the Wild Coast.

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King’s land body stops staff cuts

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The Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Research and Publication Interventions

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National skills development inaugural webinar

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South Africa is open for business

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