Karoo News

All the Karoo news that’s fit to post – events and gatherings in the Heartland.

Khumba the Movie set in the Great Karoo

The Great Karoo stars in Khumba, a locally-produced animated movie.

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Karoo Keepsakes II a Winner in Richmond

Karoo Keepsakes and Zen Dust – both hits at the Richmond Bookfest.

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Philipstown Comes Alive

Philipstown in the Northern Cape just had a huge week. In three days it became the quilting capital of South Africa, the 2013 venue of the Karoo Parliament and the wire car championships of the Karoo.

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Karoo Keepsakes II: Rock ‘n Roll Across the Northern Cape!

Preview to our upcoming road trip – the launch of Karoo Keepsakes II across the Northern Cape.

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Fracking: Groundwater Threats to Karoo Towns

Fracking threatens Karoo towns and hundreds of thousands of residents who rely on underground aquifers for drinking water.

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Karoo Keepsakes II: The Graaff-Reinet Launch!

You’re invited to the Graaff-Reinet launch of Karoo Keepsakes II.

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Fracking Control Proposal from Water Affairs

Edna Molewa, South Africa’s Minister of Water Affairs, intends declaring fracking a ‘controlled activity’.

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Karoo Fracking Update – August 2013

The South African Government believes shale gas exploration might frack it out of the current economic downturn, but does not take any timescale into account.

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Fracking in the Karoo – Update July 2013

The current state of play in the quest to explore for shale gas under the Karoo.

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Fracking Court Action Threatened

Agri Eastern Cape has threatened court action if the Government tries to speed up the process for possible shale gas fracking in the province.

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