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18 May 2016
 
 
AFRIFORUM AND TKAG PRESENT ANTI-FRACKING PETITION TO PARLIAMENT
What's On
The civil rights organisation AfriForum and Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG) will tomorrow present a petition against fracking to the National Assembly (NA) and the National Council of...
 
 
08 Mar 2016
 
 
 
Daily Podcast – March 08, 2016
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Making headlines: Zuma arrives in Nigeria for state visit. Scientists says time is running out to protect Africa's food supply from climate change. And, government says drought causes $1billion...
 
 
19 Aug 2015
 
AfriForum and TKAG: Shale gas alliance draws a line with SA government
STATEMENT
The AfriForum/TKAG (Treasure the Karoo Action Group) alliance has served Ngoako Ramathlodi, Minister of Mineral Resources, with a letter demanding specific undertakings and action from the...
 
 
17 Aug 2015
 
AfriForum/TKAG: Shale gas alliance draws a line with SA government
STATEMENT
The AfriForum/TKAG (Treasure the Karoo Action Group) alliance has served Ngoako Ramathlodi, Minister of Mineral Resources, with a letter demanding specific undertakings and action from the...
 
 
06 Jul 2015
 
TKAG: Treasure Karoo Action Group says on both sides of the Atlantic, fracking gets a thumbs-down
STATEMENT
A megastate in the US and a small town council in the UK have reached the same conclusion about fracking. The refusal of a drilling permit for an exploration well in the town of Little Plumpton in...
 
 
08 Jun 2015
 
 
 
Antifracking group slams DMR for ‘inadequate’ shale gas regulations
SHALE GAS
Despite an ongoing two-year strategic environmental assessment (SEA) into domestic hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by the Department of Environmental Affairs and claims from the environmental...
 
 
22 May 2015
 
 
 
TKAG wants Karoo exploration delayed until conclusion of enviro assessment
SHALE GAS
The Treasure the Karoo Action Group (TKAG) on Friday called on government to delay publishing final regulations and issuing rights for shale gas exploration in the Karoo, until a 24-month strategic...
 
 
12 Mar 2015
 
 
 
Groups opposed to fracking in the Karoo must forge stronger links
The South African Civil Society Information Service
As the government presses ahead with fracking, it is not entirely certain whether all South Africans will reap the rich rewards proponents are punting. There is still some way to go. While...
 
 
25 Feb 2015
 
 
 
SA: Nhlanhla Nene: Address by Minister of Finance, during the 2015 National Budget speech, Parliament, Cape Town (25/02/2015)
Topic
Over the past twenty years we have built houses, delivered water and electricity, improved access to schools and health care. Yet there are people living in shacks, there are schools without...
 
 
DMR to spend R4.1-billion in compliance crackdown
BUDGET 2015
Clamping down on noncompliant mining companies, the Department of Mineral Resources  (DMR) plans to spend some R4.1-billion, or 81.4% of its total budget, on enforcing compliance with legislation...
 
 
05 Dec 2014
 
 
 
Bundu poised to begin consultations on revised Karoo shale-gas programme
SHALE ENERGY
Shale-gas aspirant Bundu Gas and Oil Exploration, which applied for a shale gas exploration right in South Africa’s Karoo basin in 2010, has revised its environmental management programme (EMP) and...
 
 
20 Nov 2014
 
SA: Gugile Nkwinti: Address by Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform. on economic sectors, employment and infrastructure development cluster, during a media briefing tement
STATEMENT
Ladies and gentlemen of the media, we are pleased to present to you the first progress report on the performance of the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development (ESEID) Cluster...
 
 
18 Nov 2014
 
 
 
'Frack off': An analysis of shale gas extraction in the Karoo Basin
CONSULTANCY AFRICA INTELLIGENCE
The stage is set. Upon a backdrop most famed for its stunning scenery, the semi-arid Karoo region,(2) South Africa, is the “grand coliseum” in which disgruntled residents will do battle with...
 
 
28 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Karoo fracking could start by mid-2016
SHALE GAS
The first exploratory drill head could be biting its way down through Karoo rock in search of shale gas by as early as mid-2016, according to the Mineral Resources department. Speaking to Sapa...
 
 
27 Oct 2014
 
 
 
Petroleum agency moves to process pending shale-gas applications
SHALE GAS
The Petroleum Agency South Africa (Pasa) has confirmed on Monday that it would proceed with the processing of pending shale-gas applications received prior to February 1, 2011. The applicants...
 
 
 
                       
 
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