Water And Sanitation

This is why we don’t have water

Protests, corruption, mismanagement — the department explains its failure to deliver water

Women prove that social franchising can work

Creating opportunities for themselves while uplifting the community

Washing water clean with waste ash from coal

NSTF-Water Research Commission Award: towards achieving sustainable water management, knowledge generation and solutions with demonstrated leadership

Community standing on its own

Florence Negondeni and other residents of Tshakhuma went to the mountain and piped water to 4 000 people

Water Sector Advisory Panel on Weather and Climate

Working together to restore human dignity through universal access to water and sanitation

Fed up Capetonians to fight water costs

Residents in Cape Town are preparing to march against a proposed 26.9% water and sanitation tariff hike in the City of Cape Town’s budget.

Water and sanitation department is billions of rands in debt

​An inquiry into the finances of the Department of Water and Sanitation has been instituted after it conceded to being billions of rand in debt.

Zille asks Mokonyane for urgent resolution to water crisis

Premier Helen Zille has asked Minister Nomvula Mokonyane for a joint task team to work under the minister's leadership

Mokonyane blames department’s financial woes on municipalities’ R7bn debt

Mokonyane on Tuesday appeared before Scopa to account for R2.5-billion in irregular expenditure in 2015-16.

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.

Nomvula Mokonyane’s water department is bankrupt

Hundreds of contractors unpaid for at least seven months as department is now R4.3-billion in the red.

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

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

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs