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Editorial: Stop looting Mlangeni’s legacy

Covid-19 has exposed how widespread corruption tore the heart out of our institutions, from parastatals to hospitals and infrastructure projects.

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

Panic over water in Gauteng is misplaced

The department of water and sanitation has plans in place to ensure adequate water supply until 2040 and beyond

Water-shedding will make load-shedding seem like a jol

Supplied water is too cheap. A litre bottle of water in a supermarket is R10, whereas 1 000 litres to your house costs just R50

20-million in SA denied clean water

The cash to give it to them has been spent, but corruption and waste have left them without

Water board awash with problems

The minister has been in a year-long spat with the board of a key, but flailing, water authority

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.

Mokonyane’s alleged new terms for Lesotho water project cited as causing delays

The Polihali dam, part of the Lesotho Highlands Water Scheme, was originally scheduled for completion in 2018 but has been repeatedly postponed.

Water restrictions begin in Gauteng

Rand Water, South Africa's biggest water utility, has implemented water restrictions as the country's drought continues to intensify.

Mystery of fat payment for Lesotho king’s pal

After nine years in jail for corruption and reappointment as adviser to Lesotho’s Highlands Water Project, Masupha Sole is being investigated again.

‘White gold’ leaves a dark stain in Lesotho

For some in the mountain kingdom, water is a curse that has washed away any chance of a good life.

Masupha Sole back as water adviser

SA is irked as man jailed for taking kickbacks in Lesotho returns to work on Lesotho Highlands project, which supplies water to Gauteng.

Eskom, Sasol sound warning over water supply

One big drought in the Vaal River catchment area over the next eight years could jeopardise the region's agricultural and industrial output.

SA, Lesotho set to show off water project in France

SA and Lesotho are hoping to attract funding for their infrastructure plans when they show off their giant water project in France this week.

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