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Fikile Ntshangase opposed a mine extension. Now she has been murdered

Violence on border of iMfolozi-Hluhluwe Game Park linked to fears of mass retrenchments Fikile Ntshangase, a vocal opponent of plans to extend the Somkhele coal mine, was murdered in her

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HIGH STAKES AT SOMKHELE
Mine expansion row puts lives on the line

Shootings, threats and other violence have ratcheted up tensions in Somkhele where a mine extension has exposed deep fault lines in a poor community. Fred Kockott and Matthew Hattingh report

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Negotiating a water-scarce world

Can the water-rich mineral Ringwoodite provide humans with water in the future and become the “gold of the 21st century”? asks Fatima Khan

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South Coast water disaster needs hardware experts

Broken pump station and crumbling infrastructure leaves thousands at risk

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Royal salute for water-savvy school

THE rural South African school that won an international award for its wise water use is again making waves and has received the royal nod for its efforts.

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No drips at winning South Coast school

Water Explorer, a fun, online educational programme, has drawn diverse entries from far afield and the winner is…