Water Affairs And Forestry Department

Too damned late to brag about dam

The cost quadrupled because of delays and it is a ‘financial disaster’

Cow heap attracts Blue Scorpions

Water affairs investigators have been looking into the dumping of carcasses near a life-sustaining river.

Water department in tricky legal waters

Water affairs is suing Stellenbosch municipality for pollution with only a draft protocol to guide it.

Saving Cyril: Molewa accused of meddling

Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa allegedly intervened to prevent action and possible prosecution of mining companies linked to Cyril Ramaphosa.

Legality of operations a grey area if old-order rights exist

Forty-six mines are operating without water licences in SA in violation of the National Water Act, water affairs department documents reveal.

Sound water policy: Govt can’t do it alone

South Africa's ecosystems are in a poor state and the challenges of a developing society are huge, writes Edna Molewa.

Carolina residents take their water woes to court

Residents of a Carolina in Mpumalanga are taking the government to court after six months of waiting for their municipal water supply to be cleaned.


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

Press Releases

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