Mpumalanga

Pollution kills as power plants fail

Sipho Kings

Despite admitting that pollutants from its plants are killing people, a cash-strapped Eskom says it cannot afford to comply with environmental laws


SA’s water debt grows by R8-million every 24 hours

Sipho Kings

At midnight on Thursday two municipalities failed to pay their water bills. They aren’t unique. Debt is wrecking water and sanitation services


Maize vs time: The race to feed SA

Sipho Kings

The planting season started with predictions of a record crop but the weather had other plans


Illicit cigarette trade threatens 8 000 farm jobs

Tshegofatso Mathe

Even though there has been commitment to halt the production of illicit cigarettes, it is not happening fast enough


SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled

Gemma Ritchie

The ten-year contract is expected to end in 2025