South Africa

Government halts Karoo fracking licensing
South Africa

Government halts Karoo fracking licensing

Originally published in Eyewitness News The South African Cabinet today ( Thursday, April 21) announced that it will endorse a decision by the Department of Minerals to invoke a moratorium on fracking licences in the Karoo. The department will now lead a multi-disciplinary team to fully research the implications of […]

Eastern Cape South Africa

Protest planned outside PE court during “wife abuser” bail application

An application to stage a peaceful public protest against the bail application of alleged wife abuser, Frederick Gordon, on Friday, April 29, has been lodged by the Humewood Community Police Forum. Community Police Forum chairman John Preller, has asked the Nelson Mandela Metro for permission to hold a peaceful demonstration […]

South Africa

ASA investigating Beechies TV ad campaign

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) has received 30 formal complaints about the controversial Beechies  “Too Good Not To Share” television advertising campaign, ASA Communications Manager Corne Koch confirmed today. Most of the complainants complained that the advertisement was offensive, that children were exposed to it, and that […]