Wonder Woman: Gauteng's last hope

Wonder Woman: Gauteng's last hope

She visits the mines in high heels, dressed to kill, but unlikely activist Mariette Liefferink – South Africa’s authority on acid mine drainage – is the only person who can save the country’s economic hub from a rising tide of toxic waste.

A decade. That’s how long Mariette Liefferink has known about the radioactive water  under Johannesburg and its neighbouring mining towns –  and how long she has been lobbying to have something done about it.

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