Highlights

  • 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

  • Kissama

    SA breeders buck the system

    The sale of South African wildlife to Angolan national parks has sparked a row over the spread of species to areas in which they do not occur naturally. It also raises renewed fears about the future of Angola’s critically endangered giant sables

  • Go to West Coast mine tests new OES authorisation system
  • Go to Namibia’s national soccer medic linked to rhino poaching and murder
  • Go to Mine lays claim to protected water catchment
  • Go to SA breeders buck the system

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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