Coal mine accused of making “manifestly scurrilous” allegations against opponents

A coalition against mining in the Mabola Protected Environment want “scandalous” and “irrelevant” claims struck from court record


News | 8 May 2024

Families to leave ancestral lands as coal mine expands

Land Claims Court orders Mpumalanga mine to build them permanent houses


News | 3 May 2024

Proposed coal mine in Mpumalanga grasslands back in court

Uthaka Energy persists with plans for a colliery in Mabola Protected Environment despite six court judgments


News | 30 April 2024

Agricultural hubs create work and hope for hundreds

But Industrial Development Corporation funding for the project in KwaZulu-Natal is coming to an end


News | 24 April 2024

Mpumalanga villagers trek 3km for drinking water

People in Tweefontein Extension N say piped water has been promised since 2017


Brief | 23 April 2024

Mpumalanga pensioners furious that SASSA paypoint closed

Tribal authority promises to take up the issue


Brief | 26 March 2024

Mpumalanga protesters reject government’s latest energy plan

Marches for cleaner, safer, and more affordable energy took place across the country on Wednesday


News | 20 March 2024

Mbombela warned to fix water crisis as taps in several villages run dry

“The last time we saw a drop of water coming out of the tap was about 15 years ago,” says villager


News | 6 March 2024

Emalahleni municipality wants to evict families in “illegal” township

Many of the families live in brick and mortar homes. But the municipality says these structures are unlawful and wants them to be demolished


News | 27 February 2024

More than a decade later, Carolina’s filthy water still puts residents’ health at risk

A 2012 court judgment ordered the municipality to provide clean water. It has still not complied


News | 19 February 2024

Mpumalanga delays building of school for learners with disabilities

School was promised over 10 years ago


Brief | 13 February 2024

Family demands answers after teen’s body disappears from state morgue

Department and police fail to answer questions because they are still investigating three years later


News | 20 September 2023

Local municipality blames City of Tshwane for breaking water supply contract

The municipality has asked the SA Human Rights Commission to intervene a second time


News | 2 August 2023

Mpumalanga village’s disappearing roads

“The municipality must fix these streets because we cannot live like this”


Brief | 3 July 2023

We have to buy water for R300 a month, say families in Mpumalanga villages

Residents say they’ve been without consistent water supply for three years


News | 3 May 2023

R27-million from Lottery but six years later rehab still not operational

A leaked investigation report finds that value of construction work falls short of the funds paid by the NLC


News | 19 December 2022