Community consent is not needed for mining rights, says lawyer

Department of Mineral Resources in court over Xolobeni mine


News | 25 April 2018

Community consent needed before granting mining rights, court hears

Not according to the Act says mine company lawyer


Law | 24 April 2018

School children recycle waste for food

“This is helping my family very much because my parents do not work,” says seventh-grader


News | 3 April 2018

Community lives in fear of giant rock

Residents in KwaXimba say they want to be relocated as a matter of urgency


Brief | 29 March 2018

Battle over mining rights in remote Eastern Cape villages

Mgungundlovu residents and government to meet in court in April


Feature | 19 February 2018

Clean air vs industrial development: Durban court case explained

South Durban environmental alliance brings case to court


Law | 8 February 2018

Bonteheuwel school grounds used as illegal dumping site

Rubbish piles up after fencing around the school’s property was vandalised


News | 8 February 2018

Plan to drill for fossil fuels off KZN coast

Report released, then withdrawn


Feature | 9 November 2017

Shipping company cleaning up Durban cargo spill

MSC says it has “taken over the clean-up of the harbour in recent days in order to expedite the process”


Brief | 3 November 2017

Port authority and Sabic fail to come clean on Durban cargo spill

Still unclear how many nurdles are floating in the sea following 10 October storm


News | 27 October 2017

Government probes KZN cargo spill

Saudi company will pay, says Plastics SA


Feature | 26 October 2017

Mine hits back over West Coast aquifer

Kropz responds to environmentalists’ attempt to stop pumping


News | 18 October 2017

Urgent court action to stop mine using West Coast groundwater

Phosphate mining company Kropz said to be in breach of license in its use of ancient Elandsfontein aquifer


News | 13 October 2017

Mining company has eyes on West Coast National Park, say activists

Kropz has made approaches to government over phosphate deposits in park


News | 6 October 2017

Fishing quotas killed Waylon, say Hawston residents

25-year-old drowned trying to learn to dive for abalone


Feature | 20 September 2017