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.

We should have heeded drought warning signs - KZN resident

2015-10-31 10:11

People from one of the country's hardest hit drought stricken communities have shared some of their experiences of the crisis, with some saying the problems could have been prevented.

ANC turbulence won't last forever - Mokonyane

2015-10-11 12:21

No self-respecting political party would not be concerned about its support numbers dropping below 60%, the ANC's head of elections Nomvula Mokonyane has said.

ANC 'deepening community participation' ahead of local government elections

2015-10-07 07:58

The ANC is trying to deepen community participation in candidate selection processes ahead of next year's local government elections.

Bonnie Mbuli pays tribute to minister Nomvula Mokonyane

2015-08-07 17:00

The TV personality walked away feeling inspired by the minister.

R352m boost for drought-hit KZN

2015-07-15 14:55

The Department of Water and Sanitation has invested R352m in assisting KwaZulu-Natal to respond to the immediate challenges of water scarcity, the minister has revealed.


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.

More drought aid for KZN as shortages grip the country

2015-11-01 17:54

The Department of Water and Sanitation has committed a further R96.620m to finance water tanks and additional drought intervention projects in KwaZulu-Natal.

Frackers now have to get permission

2015-10-16 20:32

Anyone who wants to attempt fracking in South Africa will now have to get permission from the water affairs minister.

ANC membership down, but 200 000 not counted - Mokonyane

2015-10-11 12:12

There has been a significant drop in ANC membership numbers since 2012 - but around 200 000 are still on probation and were not counted in the audit, the party's head of elections Nomvula Mokonyane said.

Govt acts to stem SA’s R7bn water leaks

2015-08-28 21:15

President Jacob Zuma has launched a campaign to train 15 000 young people to fix leaking taps in their communities.

Western Cape ANC leaders at odds

2015-07-26 17:00

Less than a month after the newly elected Western Cape ANC leadership pledged unity and promised to revitalise the organisation ahead of local government elections next year, it seems to be unravelling.

Dry flushing the key to minister’s sanitation revolution

2015-05-21 14:32

If you haven’t heard of “dry flushing” before, you had better learn fast. This is a buzzword of Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane in her pledge to champion a “sanitation revolution” in the country.

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