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Madonsela: Gauteng dept mismanaged water project

2014-12-18 21:02

The Gauteng department of infrastructure development mismanaged public funds in the Suikersbosrand water project, the public protector says in a report.

Bogus Pikitup workers' arrest welcomed

2014-12-17 19:52

The Pikitup acting MD has welcomed the arrest of four bogus employees who have been arrested for harassment and demanding donations or Christmas gifts.

Water cuts on the cards for eThekwini

2014-12-13 16:24
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Water cuts are on the cards for eThekwini municipality residents in KwaZulu-Natal, according to a notice published on the city's Facebook page.

Protesters block access to Limpopo hospital

2014-12-03 14:37

Residents of Mokgolobotho, outside Tzaneen, have blocked a road to the Letaba Hospital in Limpopo, preventing patients and ambulances from entering.

Lenasia land battle resolved – MEC

2014-11-25 08:37

Government has stopped the demolition of illegally constructed houses in Lenasia following a successful meeting with residents, Gauteng human settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.

Protesters block highway near Port Shepstone

2014-11-19 09:56

Protesters blockaded the N2 near Harding and Port Shepstone in service delivery protests, and have also damaged water tanks.

Bekkersdal turn-around plan set to be launched

2014-11-15 10:28

The first three projects of a turn-around plan in Bekkersdal are set to be launched, after most of the area's public facilities were torched during pre-election protests.

Cops in the dock for killing protesters

2014-10-24 05:53

Two police officers will appear in the Brits Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting dead three protesters in Mothutlung, North West, in January.

CCMA takes CT lease to court

2014-10-17 07:19

The CCMA has turned to the courts to try and cancel a R100m lease agreement for its Cape Town headquarters.

Slovo Park residents block roads

2014-10-15 07:25

Motorists have been urged to use alternative roads after protesters from the Slovo Park informal settlement near Bushkoppies, south of Johannesburg, blocked roads with rocks.

Protesters block Lenasia roads

2014-10-13 08:10

Protesters have blocked roads leading out of Lenasia south-west of Johannesburg, in an apparent service delivery protest, metro police say.

Sewage plant stink in Mpumalanga

2014-10-09 19:31

A quarter of Mpumalanga's sewage plants have not operated for at least two years, while less than a third of those that do work have valid water-use licences, according to Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane.

Prasa condemns vandalism

2014-10-06 23:36

Prasa has condemned the torching, vandalism and theft of its property at the Newclare train station, near Westbury in Johannesburg.

One killed in Newclare protest

2014-10-06 11:00

Security guards at the Newclare train station, near Westbury in Johannesburg, have shot dead a man during a protest, police say.

Duarte: Water crisis shows officials must up game

2014-10-01 08:41
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The water shortages in Gauteng showed how officials needed to improve their performance, says ANC deputy secretary-general Jessie Duarte.

Gauteng on high water alert - MEC

2014-10-01 05:00

Gauteng's provincial leaders are on high alert and ready to respond to water-related problems that may re-surface in the near future, Co-operative Governance MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.

DA not surprised by possible power crisis

2014-09-29 20:01

The DA says it is not surprised at reports that the City of Johannesburg is facing a possible power crisis.

Mokonyane: Cable theft economic sabotage

2014-09-29 17:57

Water Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says copper cable theft must be classified as an economic crime following a water shortage that hit parts of Johannesburg.

NFP welcomes opening of Kuruman schools

2014-09-27 22:55

The NFP has welcomed the opening of schools in the Kuruman area, in the Northern Cape, following months of disruptions due to protests.

Parliament: Infrastructure vandalism at 'crisis level'

2014-09-26 08:48

Parliament's portfolio committee on water and sanitation says the continuing vandalism and theft of water infrastructure "has reached a crisis level" and that urgent action needs to be taken.

Makhura to get water shortages report

2014-09-25 18:02

Gauteng Premier David Makhura will receive a report on the water shortages in the province.

Water shortages persist in Pretoria

2014-09-25 10:58

Water has been restored to most of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni following shortages during the week but it appears that shortages in Pretoria persist.

 

Ekurhuleni facing grave problem

2014-12-17 20:52

A conversation on alternative burial methods should begin in earnest, as Ekurhuleni, like other cities in South Africa, is running out of space for new cemeteries, the metro says.

Cape Town airport poo protest case postponed

2014-12-16 13:42

Nine men accused of dumping faeces in Cape Town International Airport's departure terminal have had their cases postponed by the court to next year, The Star reports.

Expert help for municipalities - Gordhan

2014-12-08 22:30

Experts are being sent to 122 of the 183 municipalities in South Africa to help them to deliver the required services, says Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Fears of cholera as protesters hold town hostage

2014-12-02 14:09

Concerns have been raised of a possible outbreak of cholera in Barkly West as angry protesters hold the town hostage and refuse municipal workers entry to collect refuse, according to reports.

Portfolio committees to conduct oversight visits

2014-11-24 07:24

Six of Parliament's portfolio committees will conduct oversight visits around the country this week in order to assess service delivery and progress in various projects.

ConCourt dismisses N West's appeal

2014-11-18 20:28

The Constitutional Court has dismissed an application for leave to appeal a decision denying a municipality an urgent interdict against the provincial government.

IFP wants premier's 'sweetheart' removed

2014-10-22 13:31

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu must remove his wife from her post as uThungulu district mayor, the IFP has demanded.

Limpopo pupils prevented from attending school

2014-10-20 15:28

Pupils at several Limpopo schools, including matriculants, have been prevented from attending alcasses and writing exams because of a service delivery protest, the DA says.

DA wants probe into Free State municipality

2014-10-15 19:23

The DA has asked the SA Human Rights Commission to investigate the Mantsopa municipality in the Free State.

Service delivery protests erupt in Polokwane

2014-10-13 15:32

Residents of Mankweng Township and Thoka village in Limpopo have embarked on service delivery protests, blockading the R71 between Polokwane and Tzaneen.

Water problems need multi-faceted approach

2014-10-10 22:40

A co-ordinated approach to water management and infrastructure improvement is needed to solve Gauteng's water supply problems, says Cogta's spokesperson.

MEC promises Newclare houses

2014-10-09 07:48

Preparation for the construction of 172 houses in Newclare is set to resume, Gauteng human settlements MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.

Ennerdale protesters throw rocks at passing vehicles

2014-10-06 12:28

A protest in Ennerdale, Johannesburg continues, with residents throwing rocks at passing vehicles and burning tyres in the roads, police say.

Million left in the dark

2014-10-02 16:08

More than a million Free State residents will be left in the dark as Eskom goes ahead with the suspension of bulk electricity supply.

Maimane booed during water campaign

2014-10-01 14:10
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DA parliamentary leader Mmusi Maimane has been booed when he tried to address Tsakane, East Rand, residents during a water delivery campaign.

Zuma commits to fixing problems in Pietermaritzburg

2014-10-01 07:03
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President Jacob Zuma says government will fix problems brought to his attention during his visit to Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, the presidency says.

Power failures cause East Cape water disruptions

2014-09-30 21:39

The flow of water in the Eastern Cape's Amathole district has been disrupted due to a power failure at a substation which powers the municipality's pump station.

Water maintenance in Mpuma municipality put on hold

2014-09-29 19:59

The DA says major maintenance work on the uSuthu water supply network in Mpumalanga has been put on hold.

Water shortage a technical glitch - Mokonyane

2014-09-29 16:46
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Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane has described the three-week water shortage in Gauteng as a “technical glitch”.

East Rand businesses struggle without water

2014-09-26 14:40

Businesses in Bedfordview, east of Johannesburg, have been affected by the low water supply in the area, with many resorting to bringing water from their homes.

Rand Water to meet with minister

2014-09-26 08:50

Rand Water will meet Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane over the water shortages in Gauteng this week.

Mokonyane: Rand Water must communicate better

2014-09-26 08:18

Rand Water needs to work closer and communicate better with communities regarding water supply interruptions and other challenges, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says.

Rand Water denies water restrictions

2014-09-25 14:26

Rand Water has denied reports of water restrictions in Gauteng following water shortages during the week.

Water restored to most of Joburg

2014-09-25 09:25

Water has been restored to most areas of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni following shortages during the week.

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