A voluntary crime fighting initiative started by a proactive group of people in Mpumalanga’s Mbombela Municipality has drastically improved safety in the area and has been pivotal in making police efforts more effective.
• SA crime busting tools get global nod
The Bench Marks Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, a new research facility launched by North-West University, will be looking into ways to improve the living conditions and wellbeing of communities in the mining industry.
• Mining history for new solutions
Local musicians have added their voices to the fight against rhino poaching. A CD compilation, Save Our Rhinos, featuring some of the country's top musical talent, has been launched to help save South Africa's rhinos from extinction.
• EWT making tracks in conservation