Minister Malusi Gigaba resigns

Gigaba takes “selfless and principled decision” to resign following damning findings by the Public Protector and the Constitutional Court

Are there dangerous toxins in the Klip River?

University researchers say cancer causing toxicants were found in a tributary of South Africa’s second largest river, but Rand Water denies that specific banned pesticides referred to by the scientists, have been detected in any of its source and treated waters.

AMSA confirms reopening of Melt Shop – and 100 new jobs

AMSA CEO Kobus Verster has confirmed AMSA’s Melt Shop facility in Vereeniging would be reopened early next year and that about 100 jobs would be created – and a new arc furnace would also be installed at the company’s flagship Vanderbijlpark Plant

DA strongly condemns the shooting of the forensic auditor in Emfuleni

‘This incident raises concerns because the robbers fled the scene with only the laptop that the auditor was carrying with her which contained sensitive and crucial information about the forensic investigations underway in Emfuleni’ – Msimanga

Human Rights Commission inquiry into pollution of the Vaal River

An ecological disaster has unfolded as raw sewage and industrial pollutants flow into parts of the Vaal River. The South African Human Rights Commission held a formal inquiry into the spillage of toxic effluent into the river last week. Read the submission of Mrs Rosemary Anderson, well-known local business woman, below.

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