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25 March 2017
                       
 
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24 Mar 2017
 
 
Struggling Free State municipality throws bash for Motsoeneng
POLITICS
The Maluti-A-Phofung municipality in the Free State is throwing a “homecoming” concert for former South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief financial officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng in...
 
 
Probe into Zille tweet saga complete - Breytenbach
POLITICS
Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Glynnis Breytenbach says her investigation into Helen Zille's latest tweet saga is done, but the final decision lies with the party's federal executive council....
 
 
OUTA: Uninformed Department, the reason for water crisis in South Africa
STATEMENT
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) has expressed concern over the maladministration by the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS). OUTA requested information on the country’s drinking...
 
 
Lungisa, Dlamini headache for ANC NEC
POLITICS
The African National Congress's (ANC's) national executive committee meeting, starting on Friday, is expected to tackle two new sources of contention within the party - Nelson Mandela Bay's...
 
 
Ramaphosa condemns students’ ‘unruly behaviour’
POLITICS
The violence and disruption of the higher education national convention called by retired deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke was “totally unacceptable” and a lost opportunity for students to...
 
 
 
 
New bill will set out unique land ceilings
LEGISLATION
A new bill that will set out unique land ceilings for various districts in the country was published in the Government Gazette for public comment. In the draft legislation, specific criteria will...
 
 
The ANC isn't ready to radically transform the South African economy
THE CONVERSATION
There’s nothing radical about trying to fix what doesn’t work by making it work better, which is why the economic transformation discussion document released by South Africa’s governing party, the...
 
 
How many SA municipalities lose more than 37% of their water? We don’t know
AFRICA CHECK
In his 10th State of the Nation Address, President Jacob Zuma made a number of claims relating to the country’s water situation. Among those, the president specifically mentioned water losses in...
 
 
Uganda at 'breaking point' from S Sudan refugee crisis
REFUGEES
The United Nations (UN) has warned that Uganda is at a "breaking point" as almost 3 000 refugees pour into the country every day from South Sudan, fleeing violence and famine in the world's...
 
 
23 Mar 2017
 
 
 
Drought visit to West Coast farms
What's On
Tomorrow (24 March 2017), Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, will visit farms affected by the drought. The programme will start at Voelvlei Dam, where the Western Cape Department of...
 
 
SA: Jacob Zuma: Address by South African President on behalf of the High Level Panelon water, on the occasion of United Nations World Water Day 2017, Durban, South Africa (22/03/2017)
Topics
The High Level Panel is co-chaired by United Nations Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres and the President of the World Bank Group, Dr Jim Yong Kim.
 
 
Break Free: Funeral procession outside the Department of Energy to highlight the impacts of Fossil Fuels
STATEMENT
Today, activists of the BREAKFREE coalition have taken part in a funeral procession outside the Department of Energy (DoE) in Pretoria to highlight the impacts that coal-fired power stations are...
 
 
 
 
Daily Podcast - March 23, 2017
Podcast
Making headlines: Zuma unveils UN's global water and sanitation plan Hawks boss Ntlemeza fights for his job And, Pandor says NSFAS needs to be more efficient
 
 
Zim opposition demand UN-conducted vote, police out in force
PROTESTS
Zimbabwean opposition parties demanded on Wednesday that presidential elections next year be conducted by a committee set up by the United Nations and African Union because they had lost confidence...
 
 
DWS: Minister Mokonyane awards creative minds in the water sector
STATEMENT
Minister of Water and Sanitation, Ms Nomvula Mokonyane has congratulated the winners of the 2016 Hack4Water competition during a Gala Dinner Ceremony held at iNkosi Albert Luthuli International...
 
 
 
                       
 
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