Delmas

 
Raw sewage flows as little changes
Raw sewage flows as little changes
Thwack! Thwack! Thwack! Bongani Khumalo has hit the perfect rhythm. His axe bites into the dry, yellow trunk of a once tall tree. His khaki chinos,...
R72-million later and Delmas’s sewerage scandal still stinks
R72-million later and Delmas’s sewerage scandal still stinks
Standing on the highest hill in Delmas, you can see the modern story of Mpumalanga playing out in every direction. A mix of dust and haze fades out...
Gauteng’s green dam choked by sewage
Gauteng’s green dam choked by sewage
It’s deep winter in Delmas on the Mpumalanga border with Gauteng. There are circles of green where crops are irrigated, but otherwise the veld is...
Rhino horns land two men in hot water
Rhino horns land two men in hot water
Two men -- a South African and a Thailand national -- were found guilty of unlawful possession of rhino horns by the Middelburg Regional Court,...
Delmas diarrhoea started with water contamination
Delmas diarrhoea started with water contamination
The initial cause of the diarrhoea outbreak in Delmas was water contamination, said Mpumalanga Premier Thabang Makwetla on Thursday.
Diarrhoea in Delmas affects 150 people
Diarrhoea in Delmas affects 150 people
One hundred and fifty people were treated for diarrhoea in the Nkangala area in Delmas since the outbreak last week, Mpumalanga provincial minister...
Premier 'not whisked away' from typhoid protest
Premier 'not whisked away' from typhoid protest
Mpumalanga Premier Thabang Makwetla's office on Friday morning vehemently denied reports that he had to be rescued from a stone-throwing crowd in...
Human waste caused Delmas typhoid outbreak
Human waste caused Delmas typhoid outbreak
The typhoid outbreak in Delmas, Mpumalanga, was caused by human waste in one of the boreholes, government biologists said on Friday.
Typhoid: 'People are carriers, not water'
Typhoid: 'People are carriers, not water'
It is not yet conclusive that the source of the typhoid outbreak in Delmas was the town's water, the Department of Water Affairs and Forestry said...
Delmas typhoid outbreak claims first victim
Delmas typhoid outbreak claims first victim
One person has died following a typhoid outbreak in the Delmas area in Mpumalanga, a report said on Monday.
Health minister visits typhoid town
Health minister visits typhoid town
Minister of Health Manto Tshabalala-Msimang and Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry Buyelwa Sonjica visited Delmas on Monday to assess the needs...

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