Mokonyane's hotel room burgled while she slept

2017-03-19 15:57

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane was robbed of her belongings when robbers broke into her hotel room in Mthatha, her department said.

Give Mokonyane the credit she deserves

2017-02-26 06:29

City Press did well to expose and document procurement shortcomings of the project. Competent authorities such as the Auditor-General and Treasury are looking into those issues. But it is critical not to conflate and confuse procurement issues with the quality of workmanship, writes Matlakala Motloung.

'Being called Mokonyane's Ben 10 is defamatory, degrading' - Makasi

2017-02-21 17:04

Luvo Makasi, the man accused of having romantic relations with Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, has described a report calling him her "Ben 10" as defamatory and degrading.

Nomvula’s ‘Ben 10’ calls the shots

2017-02-19 06:00

Luvo Makasi has been fingered as the young man about tender-town, negotiating deals on the minister’s behalf and ordering senior departmental officials around.

Mokonyane critics hate successful black women: ANCWL

2017-02-12 22:53

The ''character assassination'' of Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is driven by people who hate successful black women, the ANC Women's League says.

Dudu is dealt a blow

2016-12-11 06:02

Dudu Myeni’s wings have been clipped by the Pietermaritzburg High Court in KwaZulu-Natal, which last week ordered Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane to axe the board of the Mhlathuze Water authority – situated in Richards Bay – w

'Mr Zupta', 'black face' unparliamentary

2016-12-01 20:05

The terms “Mr Zupta” and “black face”, and comparing ANC members to wolves have been declared unparliamentary.

Troubled waters

2016-10-30 06:56

Fast Move Electrical doesn’t appear to be making fast moves when it comes to completing tenders. This is despite being paid in advance by Rand Water.

Here are ways you can save water

Drastic measures - including fining residents - have been put in place as water levels in Gauteng reach a point of no return.

0 comments3790 Views

Nomvula defies Treasury

2016-09-11 06:03

Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is embroiled in fresh controversy as her department proceeds to merge two of the country’s most powerful water boards, despite misgivings by Treasury.


Water restrictions to be lifted in Gauteng

2017-02-27 12:24

The Department of Water and Sanitation says it is making arrangements for the lifting of water restrictions in Gauteng.

Stop discrediting Mokonyane because she's a woman

2017-02-24 09:00

Nomvula Mokonyane is one of the few women who are ferociously breaking down barriers in a “man’s world”, yet her critics insist on attacking her on the basis of her femininity, writes Yonela Diko.

Editorial: Mama Reverse Action

2017-02-19 06:11

When she was premier of Gauteng, Water Affairs and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane earned her nickname, Mama Action, by her no-nonsense approach to governance.

Dept stalling as waterless municipality waits for R147m pipe

2017-02-17 18:14

Wrangling between the North West government, national government, and the Magalies Water Board is delaying a much-needed pipeline to the drought-striken Kgetlengrivier municipality.

Nomvula Mokonyane’s water department is bankrupt

2017-02-12 06:02

As contractors demand billions in unpaid invoices, calls mount to place the department of water and sanitation under administration, but officials insist nothing is wrong.

Water shortages a prime example of state capture

2016-12-04 06:07

A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite.

Water department taken to task over R1.7bn irregular expenditure

2016-11-08 19:11

MPs have called for a forensic investigation into the department of water and sanitation’s 300% rise in irregular expenditure in 2015/16.

Declaring national drought disaster not a quick fix - minister

2016-10-20 20:15

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says she does not have sole authority to declare the drought plaguing eight provinces a national disaster.

Gauteng households need to save more water - Minister

2016-10-04 22:04

Gauteng’s water supply levels are so low that they are virtually at the point of no return, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said on Tuesday.

Nomvula ‘misled’ Zuma

2016-09-04 17:00

Experts claim Mokonyane misrepresented SA’s water needs to President Zuma and Lesotho’s prime minister

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.