Karoo News

All the Karoo news that’s fit to post – events and gatherings in the Heartland.
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Karoo Life I: Museums of the Karoo

The weird and wonderful stuff you find in a dusty old Karoo museum.

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Karoo Uranium vs Tiny Plant

An Australian company’s efforts to mine for Karoo uranium have been thwarted again, this time held at bay by a miniature succulent plant.

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Cradock’s Water Crisis

Despite being beside the Fish River, Cradock has had constant water supply problems for nearly three years, caused by Chris Hani District Municipality. Residents are furious.

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Uranium Mining Threatens the Karoo

Uranium mining and radioactive dust in the Karoo could be a far greater and much more immediate threat than fracking for shale gas.

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Churches of the Karoo

Karoo churches come with fascinating back-stories.

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South Africans Around The World

South Africans abroad stay in touch with Karoo Space.

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Karoo Festivals Guide for 2016

An ongoing schedule of Festivals and Events in the Karoo during 2016.

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Karoo Central Gets Great Review

Karoo Central, the advertising platform on Karoospace.co.za, has just received an unexpected international endorsement – a week before launch.

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Rise, Fall & Rise of the Tankwa Padstal

The Tankwa Padstal between Ceres and Calvinia in the Northern Cape Karoo desert of South Africa has become a road tripping legend.

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South Africa’s Drought Angels Step Up

South Africans everywhere are reaching out, in many different ways, to help their drought-stricken countrymen through our worst water crisis ever.

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