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Mike Muller

Mike Muller

Professor Mike Muller Mike Muller is a Visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand Graduate School of Governance. 
    The real water crisis: Not understanding what’s needed
    The real water crisis: Not understanding what’s needed
    A serious multi-year drought in parts of South Africa’s Northern and
    Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced
    Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced
    It has been a hot, dry October in much of the interior of South Africa. And the rains have started later than usual. So it was not surprising that...
    Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
    Why UNESCO's 'natural solutions' to water problems won't work in Africa
    Each year UNESCO releases a World Water Assessment Report, a document that explores potential solutions to the globe’s water problems. The
    What about the day after Day Zero?
    What about the day after Day Zero?
    Panicked Capetonians are asking the wrong question. The issue is not when Day Zero will see their taps turned off. That won’t happen this winter....
    South Africa’s water sector: a case study in state capture
    South Africa’s water sector: a case study in state capture
    A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite. The...
    Give us water penalties, please
    Give us water penalties, please
    The good news: there will definitely not be national “water-shedding”. That’s mainly because there is no “water Eskom” on which we all...