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‘People the same as pigs’ in the Vaal

The water and sanitation department has taken over the clean-up project while sewage continues to pollute the Vaal River and Emfuleni municipality

Amatola Water boss charged with organising protests

Amatola Water has charged its suspended chief executive, Vuyo Zitumane, for allegedly manipulating procurement processes and orchestrating protests against the board by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) to disrupt Amatola’s operations

Free state municipality gets a paint job instead of water services

Maluti-A-Phofung council report wants former municipal manager to pay back the money he spent on communications company that was meant to establish a call centre for the QwaQwa community

‘Shack’ agency remains leaderless

Former Mvelaphanda head gets another six months at the helm of the Housing Development Agency

Phineas Legodi resigns from water board after latest court defeat

Lepelle Northern Water chief executive Phineas Legodi throws in the towel after losing fourth interdict application

Sisulu takes a win in the battle of the boards

Suspended Lepelle Northern Water chief executive Phineas Legodi loses another court battle

Greed has an insatiable thirst

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

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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

Leaked memorandum threatens Lindiwe Sisulu’s presidential bid

A document leaked to journalists says the minister was aware of illegal fundraising for her presidential bid by her own task team ... and ‘kept quiet’ about it

Sisulu’s plan threatens water future

With nearly 19 000 tanks needed for emergency water supply, the already broke water department is exhausting its future budget for crucial projects in areas already without water

An unprecedented crisis: The economic ramifications of Covid-19

The ways in which we respond to the coronavirus pandemic will determine the world that greets us when we emerge from lockdown

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

Sisulu and the bucket toilet stink

The minister has joined a long line of politicians and ministers promising to eradicate bucket toilets and then failing to deliver

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