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Dozens of birds killed, Eskom must act – AfriForum

May 31, 2013 deur Julius Kleynhans

AfriForum submitted a letter to Eskom, demanding that the electricity provider prevent further killing of birds. The letter was written after the civil rights organisation received several complaints from the community in Beaufort West about birds that are killed by … Continue reading

AfriForum to launch its own Blue- and Green Drop campaign

May 30, 2013 deur Julius Kleynhans

The civil rights organisation AfriForum has called on its 110 branches nationwide to take part in a national water monitoring campaign called the AfriForum Blue- and Green Drop Branch Project. “AfriForum will help to conserve water to ensure the sustainability … Continue reading

AfriForum raises concerns about water allocation to Coal mines in the Waterberg

May 27, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum raised their concerns about a proposed project by the Department of Water Affairs to provide coal mines in the Waterberg area with water. According to Julius Kleynhans, Head of Environmental Affairs at AfriForum, the programme might remedy the issue … Continue reading

Naledi must prevent water pollution – AfriForum

May 24, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum has requested the Naledi Local Municipality in Vryburg to rectify the situation at the Waste Water Treatment Works (WWTW) following an investigation into environmental pollution. According to Julius Kleynhans, Head of Environmental Affairs at AfriForum, the problems of a … Continue reading

AfriForum welcomes R4.3 billion interim water supply programme

May 23, 2013 deur afriministrator

AfriForum welcomes the interim water supply programme (IWSP) of the Department of Environmental Affairs aimed at addressing the backlogs in municipal water-related service delivery.