Eastern Cape towns under air pollution threat


According to the World Health Organisation, more than seven million people die as a result of air pollution each year.

In 2017, Dr Mike Hollard, a UK air quality and health expert, compiled a report showing air pollution from Eskom's coal-fired power plants accounted for the lives of 2,200 people annually, half of whom are struck down by ischemic heart disease. Strokes and cancers also feature prominently...

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