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Klerksdorp landfill site not on standard; Potchefstroom sets example

October 20, 2017 deur Marelie Greeff

The civil rights watchdog AfriForum audited the landfill site in Klerksdorp on 13 October 2017 and found that the site is not only managed inefficiently, but also violates national standards. Potchefstroom (the Felophepa landfill site) performed very well again and … Continue reading

Shale gas plans sunk by High Court decision, as AfriForum and TKAG had warned

October 19, 2017 deur Marelie Greeff

Barely two weeks after the Department of Mineral Resources issued four environmental authorisations to Rhino Oil & Gas, the Eastern Cape High Court effectively set aside the shale gas regulations drafted by the Department of Mineral Resources in 2015, thus … Continue reading

AfriForum landfill site audit: Stellaland landfill sites in critical state

October 19, 2017 deur Natasha Venter

The civil rights organisation AfriForum audited the landfill sites in Stellaland during the first two weeks of October 2017 and concluded that they are in a critical state and do not adhere to national standards.

AfriForum’s Grootfontein neighbourhood watch gets repeater for radio network; can expand

October 19, 2017 deur Marelie Greeff

The AfriForum neighbourhood watch in Grootfontein, Pretoria, has recently received a repeater for their radio network.

AfriForum Month of Self-reliance project: Meyerspark branch working hard

October 18, 2017 deur Marelie Greeff

Members of AfriForum’s Meyerspark branch concluded a successful town patrol on 16 October 2017, which also included a clean-up action. The good work was repeated on 17 October when the neighbourhood watch apprehended a suspected dustbin thief. The neighbourhood watch is active … Continue reading