Latest articles on Giyani

Construction sites are a ‘death trap’

Four children died at Pretoria sites in just two weeks, but companies deny they’re to blame

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

Billions spent, and a boy has died, but Giyani’s taps are still dry

It has been five years since a bulk water supply project was started in the Limpopo Bushveld but people still don’t have water

Editorial: Corruption in politics and business kills people

'​When people are corrupt, other people die. This is not how politicians and companies like to talk'

Another scandal hits water affairs

A former senior official is being investigated by the Hawks for a suspect R64-million tender

SIU wont relent as Lepelle Northern Water pushback against corruption probe

The SIU is investigating a water project in Giyani which was cost between R1.2-million and R1.4-million to drill a borehole

Past failures don’t bode well for Mokonyane tenure

Minister takes over a crucial department, despite leading the water department into crisis

Mboweni targets water crisis

The finance minister has vowed to tackle rampant corruption and municipal dysfunction

Giyani municipal CFO fired over suspected involvement in VBS saga

​The Giyani municipality has confirmed that its CFO was fired following his alleged involvement in the VBS Mutual Bank debacle

Papa Penny the populist for premier?

Celebrity politics rears its bouffant head as the flamboyant musician eyes the top job in Limpopo

Education department to track down culprit behind leaked maths paper

Pictures of a section of the paper were sent to a pupil from Giyani High School last Sunday, a day before the maths paper two exam was to be written.

Hawks, SAPS launch probe into leaked maths exam paper

Basic education spokesperson Elijah Mhlanga said pupils at a few schools in Giyani, Limpopo had access to the maths paper before it was written.

Giyani: The thirst that won’t be quenched

Despite hundreds of millions of rands being spent over a decade, the people of this Limpopo town do not have a regular supply of water.

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