ARTICLES RELATING TO SERVICE DELIVERY

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
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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.

Water woes continue in Joburg, Tshwane

2014-09-24 12:50

It is unclear when water would be fully restored to parts of Johannesburg and Tshwane following shortages.

Most Tshwane suburbs without water

2014-09-23 17:28

Most suburbs of Tshwane have been without water following problems with the Palmiet pump station.

Municipal building burned down in Kirkwood protest

2014-09-23 11:00
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A municipal building was burned to the ground in Kirkwood during protests in the area, Eastern Cape police have said.

More water shortages in Joburg

2014-09-21 07:26
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More water shortages are expected in and around Johannesburg due to depleted water supply in four reservoirs, the city’s water service says.

Hundreds of schools don't have basic services

2014-09-18 12:40
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Hundreds of public schools remain without piped water, electricity and sanitation, according to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.

Water restored to most of Joburg

2014-09-17 13:04

Water has been restored in all areas of Johannesburg, except those supplied by the Hurst Hill reservoir, Johannesburg Water says.

Mpumalanga protesters barricade road

2014-09-16 14:01

Protesters near Hazyview have barricaded the road leading into Mbombela, Mpumalanga police say.

 

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.

Water reservoirs recovering - Johannesburg Water

2014-09-25 07:54

Most water reservoirs and towers are recovering at a good rate following shortages, Johannesburg Water says.

Water restored to most of Joburg

2014-09-23 18:30

Water supply is back to normal in most of Johannesburg following a week of interruptions.

Water tankers dispatched around Ekurhuleni

2014-09-23 14:38

Water tankers have been dispatched to areas in Ekurhuleni suffering water shortages.

Parly: School disruptions concerning

2014-09-21 13:25

The way school pupils were being compromised because of service delivery protests was concerning, Parliament's portfolio committee on basic education says.

Ekurhuleni water turned off to allow reservoir to fill

2014-09-20 21:58
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The water supply in parts of Ekurhuleni has been switched off, to allow a reservoir to fill.

Grabouw meeting ends in violence

2014-09-17 18:36

Violence has erupted in Grabouw in the Western Cape after an unsuccessful meeting to try to end a service delivery protest.

Grabouw violence organised guerilla-style - MEC

2014-09-16 17:54

Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato has described the rioting, stone throwing and violence in Grabouw as organised guerilla-type tactics.

Grabouw protesters light fires next to N2

2014-09-16 10:37

The security situation in protest-hit Grabouw has deteriorated to such an extent that not even the fire brigade is allowed in, officials say.

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