Mankweng residents don't want to pay water bills

2016-02-11 14:44

Police fired teargas and rubber bullets in Mankweng, Limpopo this week as residents took to the streets to protest against municipal bills.

Free State govt to focus on jobs, growth - Speaker

2016-02-10 13:47

The Free State government will this year focus on creating jobs and economic growth, Free State Legislature Speaker Mamiki Qabathe has said.

Tygerberg Hospital working to restore water supply

2016-02-05 16:39

Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town hopes to have its water back after a burst water main caused serious shortages this week.

Beer crates for chairs at Limpopo school

2016-02-04 11:21

More than 300 pupils at a Limpopo school are forced to sit on beer crates because the provincial education department has not provided furniture for the past two years, the DA says.

eThekwini cracking down on derelict buildings

2016-01-28 11:28

One of Durban’s most dilapidated buildings, home to more than 500 people, has been raided and closed, the eThekwini Municipality says.

The mobile toilets are not good enough - Ormonde SGB

2016-01-14 11:46

The Ormonde Primary School's governing body says they will only consider bringing back all the pupils once the education department has delivered on all its promises.

50 litres of water is not enough, say Senekal residents

2016-01-08 09:00

Residents of Tambo informal settlement in Senekal in the Free State start queuing for water from 03:00 every morning. But they say that the water provided to them by the municipality is not enough.

Four Eastern Cape municipalities in darkness

2015-12-22 10:21

Eskom has implemented power cuts at four Eastern Cape municipalities who owe it millions.

Parts of Johannesburg waterless since Friday

2015-12-20 12:29

Residents in big parts of Randburg have been waterless for three days with many of them taking to Twitter to express their disappointment.

Butterworth's R9m public pool still empty after 7 years

2015-12-15 07:24

Seven years after work started on Butterworth's public swimming pool, it's still no closer to completion, despite R9 million already having been sunk into the project.


Water safe for human consumption - Limpopo municipality

2016-02-10 15:59

The Mookgophong Municipality in Limpopo has denied that drinking water in the area is unsafe, after the Blue Drop Certification Programme report gave them a very low rating.

Municipal strike causes a stink in historic town

2016-02-09 11:20

A strike by workers from the Umjindi local municipality in Mpumalanga has caused a stink in the historical mining town of Barberton.

DA wants to cut the fat in government

2016-02-04 12:43

DA leader Mmusi Maimane says the party has been working on a plan to streamline government and cut costs.

North West school pupils forced to use dysfunctional toilets

2016-02-01 14:40

A North West legislature committee is unhappy with an overcrowded school whose pupils are forced to use dysfunctional toilets while also having to attend classes without desks and chairs.

Protesters threaten to burn home of Tshwane mayor's parents

2016-01-23 22:48

Tshwane Metro Police officers fired rubber bullets at protesters outside of Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa's parent’s home in Atteridgeville in Pretoria on Saturday.

Old age home spreads generosity by sharing donated water

2016-01-08 11:00

A Senekal old age home in the Free State has praised holidaymakers for bringing them liquid relief. And now they are spreading the generosity by sharing their donations with other hard-hit community members.

No water, no vote, say thirsty Senekal residents

2016-01-08 07:30

Unless the taps start running with clean water soon, some Senekal residents have vowed not to vote in the local government elections this year.

Patients turned away as clinic staff attend end-of-year function

2015-12-22 06:24

A community clinic in Mfuleni, Cape Town, is alleged to have turned away several patients as staff attended an end-of-year function, but the health department says an adequate number of staff were on hand.

Free State municipality spends R60m on fixing vandalised property

2015-12-18 13:57

The Mathjabeng municipality in Free State says it is facing a growing scourge of theft and vandalism. In the past financial year, the municipality has spent R60m on fixing damaged property.

New finance minister was a 'terrible' mayor - Khutsong teacher

2015-12-10 16:11

Residents of Khutsong, west of Gauteng, where new Finance Minister David van Rooyen was once mayor, are divided over his appointment.

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