Coronavirus: Lindiwe Sisulu outlines measures to ensure South Africans have access to water

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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.

Coronavirus: Plan to make land available for people in 29 'heavily populated areas'

2020-03-24 17:56

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.

Tazne van Wyk's death is one death too many - Jackson Mthembu

2020-02-25 20:43

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.

Mo Shaik slams DA over resignation claims: 'I'm still an advisor, just in another post'

2020-02-20 15:45

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.

ANALYSIS | The fightback: Ramaphosa’s enemies within the ANC

2020-01-31 10:00

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.

Sisulu has 'utmost confidence' in Simelane and Shaik as her advisers

2020-01-21 20:36

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.

Sisulu appoints Menzi Simelane and Mo Shaik as special advisers

2020-01-17 19:08

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-SA welcomes Sisulu's national water master plan

2019-11-28 21:29

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.

DA wants answers on Bathabile Dlamini's new appointment

2019-11-22 22:23

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.

'There is no need to panic' - Lindiwe Sisulu on water challenges

2019-10-28 17:10

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.


Coronavirus: We have a plan to curb spread of 'dire' virus in informal settlements, says Sisulu

2020-03-25 09:38

The government insists there is a plan in place to address overcrowded areas which make social distancing and self-isolation impossible.

Coronavirus in SA: Extra water and sanitation for informal settlements, rural areas

2020-03-17 09:17

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.

War room set up as Sisulu tasks Amatola Water Board to save Eastern Cape from drought

2020-02-24 22:51

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.

Department falls short on promise to deliver 5 000 water tankers to drought-stricken QwaQwa

2020-02-05 22:04

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.

QwaQwa water crisis: 5 000 water tankers to be dispatched to the town

2020-01-24 12:53

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.

Ministers call on municipalities to procure their own water tankers

2020-01-20 22:34

A special joint ministerial and MEC team has agreed to escalate the war against water wastage.

SANDF intervention in the Vaal comes to an end, but water department has a plan

2019-11-29 05:34

The Department of Water and Sanitation has said the Ekurhuleni Water Care Company will be taking over the Vaal River rehabilitation project.

Almost R900bn needed for national master plan to eradicate SA's water challenges

2019-11-28 17:18

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.

Bathabile Dlamini returns to public office in key social housing role

2019-11-15 22:22

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.

Govt to propose water transformation Bill, says Sisulu

2019-07-17 10:52

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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