The Princess Vlei Forum, a non-partisan group of citizens concerned about a proposed commercial development on the shores of Princess Vlei, Grassy Park, is Standing for the Princess for five days: 17 - 21 September. Anyone is welcome to join.
The historical town of Magaliesburg with it's tranquil surrounds, unspoiled scenic vista's and high quality landscapes stands on the brink of destruction by the mining industry.
The coalition of civil society organisations challenging the authorisations given to mining company Limpopo Coal (Pty) Ltd’s proposed Vele colliery outside the Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, has resolved to commence direct formal negotiations with Limpopo Coal and its holding company Coal of Africa (CoAL).
On 8 April 1933 a remarkable discovery was made in the Transvaal. A grave of unknown origin, filled with gold-work, was found on a natural rock stronghold in a wild region. This site was Mapungubwe Hill, which serves as the capital of the ancient Mapangubwe Kingdom, situated on the borders between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana.