Diver accuses Alexkor of more illegal rock dumping

And Green Scorpions find evidence that the company is defying a Compliance Notice on coffer dam construction

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News | 22 March 2022

Video: South Africa’s new poaching problem

Over 1.5 million succulents have been removed from the wild in the past 3 years

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Video | 8 March 2022

Northern Cape’s rare succulents are being stolen for the international illegal market

Plant poaching is on the increase, say police

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Feature | 7 March 2022

Treasury to bail out Northern Cape municipality over unpaid workers

Court gives Eskom go-ahead to recoup R105 million

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News | 21 January 2022

Alexkor facing criminal charges over Northern Cape mining operations

Environment department lays charges against state diamond miner over use of “coffer dams”

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News | 19 January 2022

Why we need the James Webb Space Telescope AND the SKA

The two are very different

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Science | 18 January 2022

Elections 2021: Fragile coalitions erode basic services in Nama Khoi municipality

R205 million in irregular expenditure in 2020, R201 million in 2019, R198 million in 2018

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News | 10 June 2021

Elections 2021: Despite scandals and huge wastage, the ANC council looks secure in Hantam

This Northern Cape ward covers a massive amount of territory and only has 22,000 people, but it exemplifies the local government problems across the country

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Feature | 26 May 2021

Upington municipality breaks promise to protesters

Dawid Kruiper mayor and speaker “not available” for promised council meeting

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News | 10 December 2020

Green Scorpions probe coastal dams

Diamond mining technique on Namaqualand beaches under scrutiny

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News | 26 June 2020

Residents demand transport for learners who walk up to 9km

Department promises emergency transport this week

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Brief | 13 January 2020

What Appeal Court’s fracking judgment means

Ruling may lead to better environmental oversight

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Law | 14 August 2019

Lottery-funded rehab centre unfinished after two years

#DodgyLottery part four: R17 million has been spent on Kuruman facility

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Feature | 12 August 2019

The Lottery-funded library with empty shelves

#DodgyLottery part three: R20 million has been spent on the Credo Mutwa Museum and Library, with very little to show for it

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Feature | 7 August 2019

Kuruman’s unfinished R23 million old age home

#DodgyLottery part two: The National Lotteries Commission has denied that companies linked to its COO are involved. We present evidence to the contrary.

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Feature | 5 August 2019

Conflicts of interest and incomplete projects: How Lottery money is being spent

#DodgyLottery part one: National Lotteries Commission COO Phillemon Letwaba linked to controversial grants

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Feature | 1 August 2019