44 min

Blackout: Coal, corruption and cyanide The Slow Newscast

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South Africa was once a symbol of hope. Now the country experiences regular blackouts. This is the story of how the lights went out in Mandela’s country – and how criminal gangs and flawed political leadership are holding back the world’s efforts to deal with climate change.
Tortoise is a newsroom devoted to slow journalism.
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South Africa was once a symbol of hope. Now the country experiences regular blackouts. This is the story of how the lights went out in Mandela’s country – and how criminal gangs and flawed political leadership are holding back the world’s efforts to deal with climate change.
Tortoise is a newsroom devoted to slow journalism.
For early access and ad-free listening subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts or join Tortoise for £60 a year.
As a member you’ll also get our newsletters and tickets to live events. Just go to tortoisemedia.com/slowdown.
If you’d like to further support slow journalism and help us build a different kind of newsroom, do consider donating to Tortoise at tortoisemedia.com/support-us. Your contributions allow us to investigate, campaign and explore, and to build a newsroom that is responsible and sustainable.  

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

44 min

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