Eskom apologises for spying on

Eskom apologises for spying on Greenpeace activists

After nine months of stonewalling, South Africa’s embattled energy giant Eskom has come clean about allegations made in February by Greenpeace South Africa and other activist groups that the parastatal had employed an intelligence agency to spy on environmentalists

Looming green light for fracki

Looming green light for fracking rouses billionaire opposition

The anti-fracking cause, which has long united a broad swathe of Karoo residents, has a powerful new backer – Johann Rupert, one of the country’s richest men. But can the movement win out against the patience and deep pockets of the oil companies, a government desperate for results and local residents who see in fracking a brighter and more prosperous future?