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South Africa could be swimming in opportunity

The republic is seeking ways to unlock the potential hidden in its oceans. Operation Phakisa has identified opportunities in aquaculture, ship building and maintenance, and fishing that will grow the blue economy. It is a strategy lead by The Seychelles and that requires continent-wide co-operation.

Cabinet approves draft fracking rules

Cabinet approves draft fracking rules

The Cabinet has approved the gazetting of draft technical regulations on shale gas exploration and exploitation by means of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, saying it could provide huge impetus for the industrialisation of South Africa's economy.
Fracking: 'water

Fracking: ‘water, SKA integrity first’

The government will stop the exploration of shale gas in South Africa's Karoo region if it is found that hydraulic fracturing or "fracking" poses any risk to the water table or to the Square Kilometre Array project, says Mineral Resources Susan Shabangu.


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