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.

Sisulu vows housing dept will be the 'first expropriator' of state-owned land

2019-07-09 20:27

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu says her department will be the first to use a constitutional amendment that will enable the expropriation of land without compensation, starting with state-owned land in Cape Town.

EXPLAINED: Mabuza will not be sworn in as MP... what you need to know

2019-05-22 10:05

Deputy President David Mabuza will not be sworn in alongside the rest of ANC MPs on Wednesday after the party's integrity committee found he brought the party into disrepute. The repercussions are legal, technical and political.

South Africa govt has nothing to do with Motsepe-Radebe Botswana debacle - Sisulu

2019-04-30 21:40

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has delivered a message to Botswana to say the South African government had nothing to do with businesswoman Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe's reported meddling in that country's politics.

Shiraaz Mohamed: Dirco continues to try to secure photojournalist's release

2019-04-30 17:24

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has vowed to engage with partners abroad to continue to secure the release of SA photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed after a video of him was released recently.


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.

Sisulu to ask Treasury for fast-track probe into her leaky water dept

2019-07-16 17:51

Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she will approach the National Treasury to investigate alleged corruption and mismanagement in her beleaguered department.

Mashaba seeks Sisulu's clarity on DDG's Alex water and sanitation comments

2019-06-11 12:31

Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba says he has written to Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu for clarity on comments which her department's deputy director general, Neville Chainee, made about Alexandra's water and sanitation woes.

Ramaphosa's 3 biggest challenges right now

2019-05-13 08:03

Cyril Ramaphosa's power will immediately be challenged from Luthuli House as the Zuma camp regroups to undermine and ultimately unseat him, writes Adriaan Basson.

Sisulu allays fears of xenophobia as elections loom

2019-04-30 17:30

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has assured regional election observers that there is no need to worry about incidents of xenophobia in the run-up to the elections.

Sisulu accuses City of Joburg of cheap politics over unpaid water and electricity bills

2019-04-21 17:40

International Relations Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has accused the Democratic Alliance-run City of Joburg of leaking information to the media and "playing cheap politics" after a media report reveal she owed the municipality for services.

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