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Nombulelo Mabandla

Two years for a toxicology report

Mystery death still unsolved as inquest drags on ALMOST two years after the mysterious death of MPL and former Eastern Cape MEC Nombulelo Mabandla, there is still no clarity on whether she committed suicide or if foul play was involved.

Urea formaldehyde spills from scores of barrels

Clean-up at Berlin site

NEW owners have taken over the derelict FormalChem plant in Berlin and are to remove hundreds of drums of hazardous urea formaldehyde, methanol and other toxic chemicals this week.

TICKING TIMEBOMB: Leaking drums of toxic urea formaldehyde, piles of chunky powders and other unknown  chemicals make up a lung-clenching, eye-watering brew at FormalChem. Picture: MIKE LOEWE

Fears of ground contamination

TOXIC chemicals leaking out of hundreds of drums at the derelict FormalChem plant in Berlin could also be coming from an underground dump.

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