It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
The Gift of the Givers foundation will be delivering eight truckloads of fodder to farmers in Graaff-Reinet, following a request from emerging and commercial farmers.
In eastern Zimbabwe's parched Buhera district, Omega Kufakunesu's family has been forced to scale down daily meals to just a portion of vegetables and sadza, a thick maize-meal porridge.
High water stress will to lead to increased capital spending and operating costs, as companies look to 'lock down sustainable water sources'.
The Makana Municipality will introduce water rationing measures as it battles with a severe drought.
Gauteng is the next potential Day Zero region in South Africa, Wits adjunct professor Mike Muller warned at the Agri SA Water Symposium.
Hardships due to Zimbabwe's poor maize harvest are exacerbated by unstable economic conditions in the country, says Agbiz economist Wandile Sihlobo.
When the drought set in, all citizens were requested to conserve water. This led to the CoCT not meeting their budgeted target as less water was sold. Next, the same residents were hit with severe water tariff increases to balance the CoCT budget.
The Western Cape's dams are recovering from the drought at a steady pace, except for the central Karoo.
Theewaterskloof Dam, Cape Town’s largest dam, is now almost 53% full. In 2017 it teetered at a terrifying 10%.
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Johannesburg residents have been urged to try to save water after the level of the Vaal Dam dropped to 53.1%.
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers has sent teams to drought stricken town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, where the main water supplying dam has run dry.
Zambia, Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, may double power tariffs as the government seeks more costly imports to offset a shortfall from its drought-stricken hydropower dams.
A calf struggles neck-high in the stew-like mud, kicking frantically to make its way across the mire.
Water levels in the Vaal Dam are continuing to decline, threatening to dip below the 60% capacity.
Cape Town dams are 80.6% full, but the Karoo and southern Cape are still struggling to fill dams.
The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food.
It's been four years since the Kleinmond lagoon flowed into the into the Atlantic Ocean. Severe drought conditions in the region caused the lagoon to dam up, affecting ocean life and even causing drownings. Watch.
The City of Cape Town says recent rain has contributed to a significant increase in dam levels over the past week as inclement weather is set to continue in parts of the Western Cape.
Water consumption dropped by 15 million litres per day in Cape Town, with continuing rain helping dam levels recover to 59.8%.
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