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R100-billion needed to staunch KZN’s water woes

Municipalities have failed to maintain their existing infrastructure for providing residents with water

Sisulu: Third of audited mines violate conditions of water use licence

The water and sanitation department has not revoked or suspended water use, ‘but this remains an option’

Dirty EOH’s clean-up plan makes strides

The technology service company has cut its debt from R4-billion to R2-billion in just two years. Its reputation was harmed by corruption that has come to light during the inquiry into state capture

Sewage threatens world heritage site

Years of pollution in the rivers flowing through the Cradle of Humankind, and Mogale City’s inaction — are a risk to the environment, our health and — cultural status.

Greed has an insatiable thirst

The water department says even water tankers are not immune to the selfish acts of Covidpreneurs

Schools have tanks – but no water

The state rapidly put in place a solution for the emergency provision of water, but it has been hampered by the shortage, and cost, of water tankers

Sisulu appoints probe as corruption allegations mount

The water and sanitation minister has detailed her department's moves to combat corruption, but failed to address corruption claims her top adviser

Water theft: Thirty years of looting

New research details how the department was broken, profiting a select few and leaving a third of South Africa’s population without clean water

Water services worse than in 1994 

More than 5.3-million households and 21-million people don’t have clean water, despite money being spent on dams and pipelines to deliver water to 95% of the population. Sipho Kings looks at how R1.3-trillion worth of infrastructure has been subject to so much corruption and mismanagement that many places are worse off than in 1994, leaving the state with a R898-billion bill this decade

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

PODCAST: Troubled waters — High and dry in Gauteng

Colourful Numbers is a new podcast that attempts to tell the stories behind the data, particularly the ones that are important for our survival

Bid to appeal Nkwinti order

The public protector says an interim order to prevent the release of her report is ‘an intrusion by courts’

Kropz’s ‘irregular’ water licence

Environmental groups issues with the Western Cape phosphate mine’s water use licence will go before the Water Tribunal

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

This is why we don’t have water

Protests, corruption, mismanagement — the department explains its failure to deliver water

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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