When herd behaviour is used for selfishness, all you’re left with is a smug sense of entitlement, writes Charlene Naidoo.
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has appealed to private businesses and South Africans to work with the government to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, by ensuring that people have access to water.
To fight against the spread of the coronavirus, the Department of Human Settlements will be relying on a heat map to identify hot spots it should pay attention to.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu and Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu responded to opposition MPs who complained the government was not doing enough in the fight against gender-based violence, against the backdrop of the death of eight-year-old Tazne, allegedly at the hands of parolee Moyhdian Pangarker.
Former intelligence head Mo Shaik slams the DA after the party claimed Shaik had resigned as Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's special advisor due to pressure from the party.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is isolated, and his last surviving ally Gwede Mantashe is taking a neutral stance, partly driven by his resistance to transfer Eskom (overseen by Pravin Gordhan's Department of Public Enterprises) to Mantashe's energy department, writes Lizeka Tandwa.
A lawyer whose integrity was questioned by the highest court in the land and an experienced spook with an optometry degree are "suitably qualified" to be advisers to Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
Former National Director of Public Prosecutions Menzi Simelane and former intelligence head Mo Shaik have been appointed as special advisers by Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.
WWF-South Africa has hailed Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's national water and sanitation master plan, saying it highlights the urgent need to act for the benefit of South Africa's water future.
The DA has penned several parliamentary questions for Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu about the appointment of former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini to the interim board of the Social Housing Regulatory Authority.
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says that, while she acknowledges that parts of South Africa are facing water scarcity, there is no need to panic.
The government insists there is a plan in place to address overcrowded areas which make social distancing and self-isolation impossible.
The Department of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation will increase the provision of water and sanitation in high-density public areas, informal settlements and rural areas in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak in South Africa.
Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has commissioned the Amatola Water Board to lead the drought intervention plan in the Eastern Cape, the board has said.
Sixteen tankers have been delivered to QwaQwa in the Free State by the Department of Water and Sanitation in a bid to relieve water shortages in the area.
Five thousand water tankers are to be supplied to drought-stricken QwaQwa in the Free State to give the town with immediate relief, according to Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu.
A special joint ministerial and MEC team has agreed to escalate the war against water wastage.
The Department of Water and Sanitation has said the Ekurhuleni Water Care Company will be taking over the Vaal River rehabilitation project.
Addressing Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille, mayors as well as various stakeholders in the agriculture, farming and water sector, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says the plan outlines a series of urgent steps that will be taken and implemented by all stakeholders in the industry.
Former Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini will make a return to public service as chairperson of the social housing regulatory authority interim board (SHRA), the Mail and Guardian reports.
South Africa’s water department will propose a bill to eliminate “glaring inequalities” in the industry and draft new conservation regulations.
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