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Western Cape MEC for local government Anton Bredell has urged Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize to intervene in the impending invalidity of the Local Government Municipal Systems Amendment Act.
It is a sign of a healthy democracy when a political party debates controversial issues within itself, says the DA's Western Cape chairperson Anton Bredell.
The Western Cape's dams are only at an average 33.6% full as the rainy season draws to a close, the province's MEC for Local Government Anton Bredell says.
Western Cape MEC Anton Bredell has urged consumers not to revert to using water wastefully, as dam levels are still recovering.
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille has declared the entire province a disaster area, in an attempt to prevent it from running out of water.
Dam levels across the Western Cape have fallen to an average of 25%, says Local Government MEC Anton Bredell.
Cape Town’s top 20 000 water users will be put under pressure to reduce consumption as the levels of dams supplying the city continue to drop.
A forensic investigation into the Oudtshoorn municipality has uncovered 132 contraventions, the Western Cape local government, environmental affairs and development planning department says.
Western Cape residents should brace themselves for strong winds and heavy rains, the SA Weather Service says.
The newly-elected leadership team of the Democratic Alliance’s Western Cape branch has expressed its backing for Mmusi Maimane in his candidacy for party leader.
In future it won't just be Cape Town. No town or community must fail to clean and reuse its water, says the Western Cape's minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.
Water levels in Western Cape dams are showing slight improvements at an average 35.2% full, but the situation is still dire.
The average level of the Western Cape's dams is a mere 30,89%, which is still alarmingly low compared to the 57,95% average of 2016, the Western Cape government has said.
Early results of a probe into the Western Cape's Kannaland municipality's finances show alleged irregularities totalling R14.7m, says the department of local government.
Department of Local Government and Environmental Affairs MEC Anton Bredell has urged consumers to save water as provincial dam levels drop to 20%.
The Western Cape is playing catch-up in trying to ensure sufficient water supply for its growing population, local government MEC Anton Bredell says.
The Western Cape government will intervene in the Kannaland municipality due to irregularities in the appointment of an acting municipal manager and a personal assistant, Local Government MEC Anton Bredell says.
The national department of co-operative governance and the Western Cape local government have to step in again to sort out issues in Oudtshoorn after a municipal council meeting descended into chaos.
New Western Cape provincial leader for the Democratic Alliance Patricia de Lille has set her sights on the party achieving electoral victory in all of the province’s 30 municipalities.
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