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

ANC list war imperils Nelson Mandela Bay win

2016-06-19 16:23

Provincial ANC leaders in the Eastern Cape are having to put out fires after disgruntled members in Nelson Mandela Bay declared war when told the party list submitted to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) could not be changed.

Mines to pay levy for R12bn water clean-up

2016-05-18 20:02

The government says operating mines should pay two-thirds of the cost of cleaning up toxic water pollution caused by mining in Gauteng.

Mokonyane to tackle bucket systems, transformation

2016-05-11 13:19

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has declared war on lack of transformation in the sector, bucket systems, and single-purpose dams.

A 'dead man walking' and a 'headless chicken' – Mokonyane

2016-02-17 21:20

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota was a "dead man walking" and EFF leader Julius Malema a "headless chicken", Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said.

Water trucks bring relief to parched North West

2015-12-20 14:18

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has handed over six water tankers valued at R7.8m to the drought-stricken North West government.

Ministers to discuss plan to tackle drought

2015-11-13 10:01

An inter-ministerial committee responsible for looking into the drought happening in parts of the country is due to discuss its progress.

Department to brief Parliament on drought crisis

2015-11-11 05:26

The Department of Water and Sanitation is due to brief the portfolio committee in Parliament about the status of the drought in South Africa.

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.

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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.

ANC spends R1bn on election campaign - report

2016-07-21 17:58

Preparations for the local government elections have cost the African National Congress over R1bn, the party's campaign head has reportedly said.

Youth must fight for economic freedom - Mokonyane

2016-06-16 12:02

Minister of Water Affairs and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane says the youth of today must define themselves by fighting for economic freedom.

Only we can remove Zuma, and he's not going anywhere - ANC elections head

2016-05-13 22:21

ANC head of elections Nomvula Mokonyane has told supporters in Winterveldt that only the party can remove President Jacob Zuma from office – and he is not going anywhere.

Drought knows no colour, says water minister

2016-02-25 19:54

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has said the crippling drought is like a 'silent war' that has engulfed SA.

Mokonyane proud of SA drive to deliver water to areas hit by drought

2016-01-18 16:41

Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is proud of the way South Africans have pulled together to deliver water all over the country during the drought, her spokesperson says.

5 provinces declared drought disaster areas

2015-11-13 16:12

Five provinces have been declared drought disaster areas, threatening food security in the country.

Water minister a no-show for parliament water committee

2015-11-11 11:51

Minister of Water Affairs Nomvula Mokonyane has not been present to hear the outrage about South Africa's drought and water crisis at a heated committee meeting in parliament.

Danish govt to assist SA with water challenges

2015-11-02 20:14

The Danish government has agreed to assist South Africa with its current and future water supply challenges.

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