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Author: Erica Emdon, Mail & Guardian, (South Africa)
“Numsa strike against sexual harassment is a ‘powerful moment in labour history”17 July 2019...
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So. Africa: Labour union threatens litigation and protests against govt. & companies responsible for water contamination
Author: Eric Naki, The Citizen (South Africa)
'Cosatu threatens govt, business with court over acid mine water’ 16 July 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Access to water
So. Africa: Rural communities continue to suffer from effects of mining activities with no benefits in sight, research reveals
Author: The Conversation, (Africa)
‘How South Africa’s rural communities are getting a raw deal from mining’ 14 July 2019...
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So. Africa:Ex minister’s proposal to double air pollution standards for sulphur dioxide may lead to thousands deaths in Mpumalanga; study reveals
Author: Sheree Bega, Saturday Star (South Africa)
‘Mokonyane's deadly law breach could kill thousands in Mpumalanga’ 14 July 2019...
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Author: Rebecca Davis, Daily Maverick (South Africa)
‘Dying for Gold: New documentary lays bare the stark debt SA owes its miners’ 4 July 2019...
So. Africa: Govt. taken to court to force it to clean the dirty air caused by coal mines in Mpumalanga’s Highveld region
Author: Ramin Pejan, Earthjustice (South Africa)
‘A Fight for the Right to Breathe Begins in South Africa’ 8 July 2019...
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So. Africa: Security industry regulator suspends Red Ants' business license over reports of human rights violations
Author: Ernest Mabuza, Sunday Times (South Africa)
‘Red Ants business licence suspended after Alexandra demolitions’ 2 July 2019...
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China exports coal-related equipment and technology to foreign countries while turning to renewable energy domestically, critic says
Author: Dana Ullman, Foreign Policy
“When Coal Comes to Paradise”, 9 June 2019...
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So. Africa: NGOs still to receive a decision on whether banks which collaborated with apartheid govt. will be investigated one year after submitting evidence
Author: Lee-Anne Bruce, Centre for Applied Legal Studies (South Africa)
‘Apartheid's banks no closer to facing justice’ 23 June 2019...