Water And Environmental Affairs

Water finally rises to SA’s development agenda

The department of water and environmental affairs is not holding back as it reviews its key positions regarding the national water policy.

SA needs ‘R670bn over the next 10 years’ for water

SA needs to invest an estimated R670-billion in new water and sanitation infrastructure over the next decade, says Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa.

Cullinan mine threatens farming community

Community members allege that a new mine is destroying a wetland, threatening their livelihoods, and is operating illegally.

Water affairs: Saving and sharing our vital resource

A decade ago companies and government did not know about their water use. But scarcity has now forced them to work together.

Farming out SA’s water worries

The impact of water scarcity on crop farming will soon be one of SA's biggest problems. We may need to look beyond our borders for a solution.

Minister has serious concerns about sanitation

Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica on Wednesday denied there was a sanitation crisis in South Africa.

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‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences