• Twistdraai mine

    Coal miners sue Sasol for lung disease

    #MineAlert: Twenty-two current and former workers are suing Sasol Mining, in the first civil claim in South Africa by coal miners for damages related to occupational lung diseases. Lawyers say the case represents the ‘tip of the iceberg’

  • Based in the Mpumalanga highlands, Mabola was declared a protected environment  because of the value of its water resource and grasslands

    Mine lays claim to protected water catchment

    The battle for Mabola is a test case for laws around prospecting and mining in a protected environment. The area is vital to South Africa’s water security, and its fate now rests with the ministers of mining and environmental affairs

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Oxpeckers Investigations

  • Canned hunting investigations

    Transnational Investigations: Oxpeckers exposes lion exports from Botswana to supply captive breeding and hunting farms in South Africa. The trade poses a real threat to lions in the wild, and to the tourism industry in Botswana

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  • Africa's ecological conflicts

    Some of Africa's fiercest ecological conflicts are fought over land and natural resources. In this series of articles, Oxpeckers reporters delve into the reasons behind these conflicts

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  • #MineAlert investigations

    The scramble for Africa's mineral resources is speeding up as ‪foreign companies tighten their grip on the continent. A war for control of Africa's ‪water‬ resources is linked to increased mining activities. Oxpeckers exposes these challenges with its investigative ‪#‎MineAlert‬ series

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