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Department scores own coal: firm gets mining rights next to Big Five reserve

A prospecting licence has been granted inside and alongside Nambiti Game Reserve, near Ladysmith

03 November 2021 - 20:00 By Tania Broughton

A “Big Five” private nature reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is under threat with the ministry  of forestry, fishing and environment, authorising a “prospecting” licence to a private company which seeks to mine coal within its boundaries and on its borders...

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