Cape Town’s electricity tariff hikes bite

16th Aug 2023 Asive Mabula 0

With the cost of living at an all time high, residents of the Cape Flats say they are buckling under the pressure of new electricity tariffs. The City of Cape Town has implemented an increase that the energy regulator itself has condemned.

Ten points about ‘illegal’ mining

1st Aug 2023 David van Wyk 0

The public discourse on ‘illegal’ mining or zama-zamas has reached fever pitch with communities on Johannesburg’s west rand erupting in protest this week against the violence of zama-zama gangs. Here, David van Wyk explores ten points to get behind this ‘confusion’ or lack of critical thinking.