Latest articles tagged Department Of Water Affairs

Why South Africa needs an independent water regulator

It would halt the abuse of taxpayers’ money in the water sector and ensure the efficient and effective utilisation of this precious resource

An El Niño away from water crisis

Outdated data, debt and mismanagement — Gauteng’s water plans predict a crisis. But it will be averted if people cut their water use by 30%

Equal access to water is paramount if South Africa is to change

Equitable access to the resource and the benefits derived from it are central to transformation

The other water crisis: Eastern Cape is in serious danger

In certain parts, the Eastern Cape crisis is worse than Cape Town — areas like the Gamtoos Valley don’t have supplementary water available.

Mokonyane rejects Outa’s claims of delay tactics in Lesotho water project

Outa says Mokonyane has "jeopardised" the water security for Gauteng by delaying the development of the LHWP II for more than two years.

SA may need to turn to private sector to solve its water crisis

Over R600-billion is needed over the next decade to fix poor infrastructure and extend coverage – but less than half of this is available.

R200m water plant opened in Nkandla

The IFP has accused the ANC of selectively using state resources to bring water to the Nkandla local municipality.

Bosveld Phosphates pollutes Kruger rivers, again

Bosveld Phosphates has leaked polluted water into the Selati River, which flows through the Kruger National Park.

Addressing the water skills shortage

Rand Water Academy is to develop a pool of skilled and capable workers that contribute to the benefits and opportunities of economic expansion.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world