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Court overturns state’s approval of controversial coal mine

Punitive costs award against state

By John Yeld - 8 November 2018
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Twitter abuse continues in Mabola Coal Mine saga

Atha-Africa senior executive continues to troll Centre for Environmental Rights

By John Yeld - 29 October 2018
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Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

Last minute bid to change boundaries of Mpumalanga protected area

By John Yeld - 17 October 2018
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Coal mine opponents targeted on social media

“Powerful interests use violence and threats to cut off those defending human rights”

By John Yeld - 24 July 2018
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Court orders seizure of Gupta company’s assets

Optimum Coal Mine cannot pay a mere R640k to finish clinic

By GroundUp Staff - 16 February 2018
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Barberton prisoners go on hunger strike

Sparked by backlog in parole applications

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 12 January 2018
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Gupta-owned company demands R10 million for defamation

Re-Action Consulting’s claims about Optimum were widely known and probably true

By Nathan Geffen and Lilly Wimberly - 3 July 2017
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Gupta-owned company blocks improved health-care in Mpumalanga

This story exemplifies how state capture affects poor people

By Nathan Geffen - 28 June 2017
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Mining postponed in water-sensitive Mabola area

Civil society organisations reach agreement with Atha-Africa Ventures

By Lukas Spiropoulos - 28 June 2017
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Immigrant finds her feet selling shoes

Melania sells second-hand footwear smuggled from Mozambique

By Ray Mwareya - 24 March 2017
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Gupta company fails to pay R4.2m clinic bill

Optimum Coal Mine is failing to meet its Mining Charter obligations

By GroundUp Staff - 13 December 2016
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Concourt closes loophole used in municipal evictions

"Meaningful engagement" is required, not optional

By Safura Abdool Karim - 27 October 2016
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Urgent need for public inquiry into Lily mine disaster

We need to know how it happened to prevent another catastrophe

By Shaheed Mahomed - 26 September 2016