WATER

Elim in Limpopo has been without water for more than a year

Vhembe District Municipality mum on why boreholes have not been fixed

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Brief | 12 January 2022

Alexandra’s residents clean up township

Government welcomes community forum’s effort

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Brief | 15 December 2021

Eastern Cape villagers will have to wait 21 years for water, says municipality

OR Tambo Municipality says it will cost R10 billion

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News | 15 December 2021

Another summer without running water for Khayelitsha families

City of Cape Town says its infrastructure is strained due to growing demand in the area

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Brief | 14 December 2021

Women carry water buckets for kilometres, while water workers go unpaid

The CCMA this week awarded 143 Eastern Cape water operators R1.5 million for unpaid wages

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News | 10 December 2021

Pit latrines, bad roads and no tap water but Limpopo villagers have multi-million rand community halls

Huge amounts of money were spent in Zebediela on halls that are hardly used and are crumbling from neglect

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News | 2 December 2021

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s hometown: no country for old women

Girls from the age of five and women into their 70s fetch water from a river in a town that has never had tap water

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Feature | 25 November 2021

Musina residents demand reliable water supply

They have to walk to neighbouring townships to collect water

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News | 24 November 2021

High school dropout rate blamed on water crisis in Eastern Cape village

The municipality says a R28 million water project will be completed in March next year

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News | 24 November 2021

Are informal settlement residents really to blame for Cape Town’s polluted vleis?

An inadequate sewerage system and a lack of access to sanitation are the root causes according to experts

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News | 23 November 2021

Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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News | 22 November 2021

“We rely on dams and crocodile-infested rivers for water”

Limpopo villagers with limited access to water picket at Union Buildings on Thursday

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News | 19 November 2021

JHB neighbourhoods battle without water

Water supplying company says it’s relying on residents without access to call them so a tanker can be dispatched

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News | 17 November 2021

Taps run dry in the village of Mandela’s childhood home

Municipality failed to pay Eskom so pump station was switched off

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News | 15 November 2021

Eastern Cape villagers refused to vote because of no-show mayor

At the Phungulelweni voting station in Ntabankulu Local Municipality only nine people voted

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News | 11 November 2021

Thirsty villagers desert ANC for independent candidate

Broken promises over dam project said to be reason ANC vote dropped from 83% to 53% in Mhlontlo in the Eastern Cape

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News | 10 November 2021