Water dept frustrates MPs with conflicting annual reports

2017-10-04 22:00

MPs on the portfolio committee on water and sanitation were left frustrated after receiving two conflicting reports on the department of water's leaking financials.

How Cape Town plans to tackle water disaster

2017-10-04 17:14

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has released the city’s critical water shortages disaster plan, which would see phased rationing and saving, before a full-out disaster response.

Water and sanitation minister's 'meddling' could cost SA R3bn

2017-09-24 06:05

Bond holder Futuregrowth has accused Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane of 'irresponsible and unjustifiable' behaviour and has threatened to withdraw funding, which could force Treasury to bail Umgeni Water out to the tune of R3bn.

Mokonyane blames dept's financial woes on municipalities' R7bn debt

2017-08-22 14:52

Water and Sanitation minister Nomvula Mokonyane has laid the blame for her department's ailing finances on ill-equipped municipalities that could not implement their projects.

Mokonyane rejects Outa's claims of delay tactics in Lesotho water project

2017-07-26 17:23

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has rejected allegations made by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse that she deliberately delayed the implementation of Phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

Water committee 'alarmed' by DG's suspension

2017-07-18 15:55

Parliament’s portfolio committee on water and sanitation is "alarmed" by the suspension of the department's director general Dan Mashitisho.

Nomvula axes DG after just six months

2017-07-16 06:05

It seems the director-general was suspended after refusing to sign off on appointment of lawyers.

Minister dismisses Cape water board's leadership

2017-06-28 17:21

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has dissolved the Overberg water board's leadership amid various management problems at the entity.

‘Ben 10’ complaint against City Press fails

2017-06-11 06:05

Attorney Luvo Makasi’s attempts to have City Press apologise for and retract a story alleging an improper relationship between him and Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has failed.

Coal of Africa shares rise as miner gets green light for Makhado project

2017-05-29 12:07

Coal of Africa has received the go-ahead for its Makhado project after Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane lifted its suspended water use licence.


Water department to fast track Western Cape schemes to beat 'day zero'

2017-10-04 20:30

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has met with Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille to discuss efforts to avoid 'day zero' during the current drought.

Interim board appointed to embattled Umgeni Water

2017-10-03 18:20

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has appointed an interim board to the Umgeni Water Board in KwaZulu-Natal, says a spokesperson.

SA-China projects will be regulated

2017-09-17 06:06

Recently, some of those who consistently criticise transformation and the development of black socioeconomic interests have questioned the viability of the Mzimvubu Water Project in the Eastern Cape, and the potential involvement of China’s government, writes Nomvula Mokonyane.

Zille to bill Mokonyane millions for water systems maintenance, repairs

2017-08-01 19:37

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille is planning to send Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane a bill for R3.5m for water infrastructure maintenance.

Outa taking Mokonyane to court over Lesotho Highlands project

2017-07-23 22:30

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) is taking legal action against the Department of Water and Sanitation following the delay of a major water project.

Water boards battling to stay afloat blame department

2017-07-16 06:05

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s department has failed to pay overdue funds to some of its water boards, leading to these boards being taken to court by unpaid service providers.

Water board ‘open to graft’

2017-07-02 06:00

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s seizure of power at Umgeni Water and the suspension of its chief executive has raised fears that doors have been opened for lucrative contracts to be awarded to those who are politically connected.

Acting Umgeni Water chief executive appointed

2017-06-27 21:28

Umgeni Water has a new acting chief executive following the recent suspension of Msizi Gamede who faces corruption allegations, the Water and Sanitation department said on Tuesday.

Ministers ask Public Protector to investigate Treasury and banking sector

2017-05-30 16:47

The Office of the Public Protector has confirmed that several ministers have written a letter requesting that she investigate the conduct, collision and corruption at National Treasury and other financial institutions.

Mokonyane doesn't know what a Gupta company is

2017-05-26 14:49

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane does not know the definition of a Gupta-linked company.

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