Tag Archives: Water Pollution

Will Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela face jail time over Aurora water pollution?

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTehillah Niselow, Fin24, 15 July 2019 The legal action against the politically connected former Aurora Empowerment Systems directors has dragged on for more than eight years and looks set to continue, with the National Prosecuting Authority arguing that the group … Continue reading

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Sasol intentionally polluted the Vaal River, SAHRC inquiry hears

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintPelane Phakgadi, News24, 21 February 2019 An official at Sasol Secunda has accused the petrochemical giant of intentionally polluting the Vaal River. Read More

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R240m cash injection to fix polluted Vaal River, but it still isn’t enough

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintPelane Phakgadi, News24, 20 February 2019 The SA National Defence Force’s (SANDF) intervention at the severely polluted Vaal River has received a whopping R240m cash injection, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) heard on Wednesday. Read More

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Vaal River army clean-up at risk because of lack of funds

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintNeels Blom, Business Day, 21 January 2019 The SA National Defence Force (SANDF) is unable to continue its clean-up work of the Sebokeng Waste Water Treatment Plant and sources of sewage pollution of the Vaal River in the Emfuleni district … Continue reading

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SAHRC to begin second leg of probe into Vaal River contamination

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintTshegofatso Mathe, Eyewitness News, 19 November 2018 The South African Human Rights Commission will begin the second leg of an inquiry into allegations of raw sewage spilling into the Vaal River on Monday. Read More

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Restoration of polluted Vaal River system will take a year: army

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintIavan Pijoos, Times Live, 12 November 2018 The South African National Defence (SANDF) is preparing to deploy technical teams to restore infrastructure at the polluted Vaal River system, and has warned criminals that troops will protect its equipment. Read More

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