More than R2 billion needed to solve Maluti-A-Phofung water crisis: Sisulu

23 January 2020, 9:36 PM
Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says more than R2 billion is needed to provide a lasting solution to the chronic water shortages in the Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality in the Free State.
SABC’s head of legal services gunned down 5 November 2017, 11:40 AM

SABC head of legal services Sizwe Vilakazi has been shot and killed.

Dangor’s latest book honours generation of women 5 November 2017, 11:23 AM

Achmat Dangor’s literary work has been making waves in the South African literature landscape for more than three decades.

Pauw’s ‘The President’s Keepers’ flying off shelves 5 November 2017, 8:22 AM

Veteran journalist Jacques Pauw's explosive new book has quickly moved to the international best sellers' list.

E Cape facebook rape suspect nabbed 5 November 2017, 7:01 AM

A 28-year-old suspected serial rapist and his 23-year-old girlfriend have been arrested in Qumbu in the Eastern Cape.

South African paramedic held hostage in Libya 4 November 2017, 8:08 PM

The South African government has confirmed that its citizen working in Lybia as a paramedic has been kidnapped and taken hostage by unknown people.

N Cape launches festive season safety campaign 4 November 2017, 4:37 PM

The community of Jan Kempdorp in the Northern Cape say they have lost faith in the police and they are hoping for a speedy intervention.

North West community without water for  a month 4 November 2017, 4:00 PM

The community of Delareyville in the North West has been without water for four weeks.

Ugu District Municipality strike ends 4 November 2017, 1:45 PM

A nine-day long illegal strike by employees of the Ugu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal south coast that left large parts of the southern parts of the province without water has ended.

Remains of SANDF member murdered in DRC back home 4 November 2017, 1:40 PM

The remains of an SANDF member whose boyfriend murdered her during their deployment to the DRC, have been handed to her family during a brief ceremony at the Waterkloof airforce base in Pretoria.

Raising awareness for children with autism 4 November 2017, 12:58 PM

Businessman, Russell Fox, has embarked on a world record breaking attempt in Cape Town by taking on a 32-kilometre broken glass trial barefoot to raise funds and awareness for children with autism.

Man shot in a farm attack 4 November 2017, 11:56 AM

A man has been shot and wounded in a farm attack in Deerpark farm in Tzaneen, Limpopo.

One killed, 17 injured in KZN crash 4 November 2017, 11:50 AM

One person has been killed and 17 others seriously injured in a five-vehicle pile-up on the P415 near Mandini on the KwaZulu Natal north coast.

Municipality electricity fraud case moved to December 4 November 2017, 11:07 AM

Three Municipal staff members have appeared in the Belville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly committing fraud related to prepaid electricity.

Congolese national wanted for credit card fraud 4 November 2017, 10:31 AM

The Hawks say they're searching for a Congolese national in Cape Town who's allegedly failed to appear in court on fraud charges.

Former Home Affairs employee nabbed for fraud 4 November 2017, 8:21 AM

The Hawks have arrested a former Home Affairs employee for allegedly issuing fraudulent permits.

Police to ensure safety during festive season 4 November 2017, 8:00 AM

Gauteng police are intensifying their fight against crime leading up to the festive season.

Mbalula aims to ensure protection of farmers 4 November 2017, 7:27 AM

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has conceded that farm killing are a cause for concern.

Right2Know condemns legal action against Pauw 4 November 2017, 6:50 AM

Advocacy group, Right2Know Campaign has described the threats of legal action against veteran journalist Jacque Pauw by the State Security Agency and the South African Revenue Service as crude acts of censorship.

Fighting crime is everyone’s responsibility: Mbalula 3 November 2017, 9:36 PM

Police minister Fikile Mbalula says police are working on an integrated crime combating strategy to ensure safety of the country’s citizens.

CWU files new wage dispute against SABC 3 November 2017, 7:12 PM

Communications Workers Union, ( CWU), has filed a new wage dispute with the SABC after withdrawing its earlier dispute which had contained incorrect information.

SABC workers to return to work 3 November 2017, 5:49 PM

The strike by SABC workers has been called off. Labour union, Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (Bemawu) has ordered its striking members to return to work with immediate effect.

SA courts continue to assist in social transformation 3 November 2017, 4:12 PM

South Africa’s two highest courts have assisted social transformation in South Africa.

Mayor accused of sexual assault a no-show in court 3 November 2017, 3:50 PM

Embattled Emfuleni mayor Simon Mofokeng has failed to appear before the Vanderbijlpark Magistrates court after he was slapped with a restraining order following allegations of sexual grooming of a 14-year-old girl.

NGO alleviates housing shortage 3 November 2017, 3:09 PM

The NGO ,Habitat For Humanity changed the lives of more than a dozen people living in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats this week.

Zuma impressed after touring Pretoria hospital 3 November 2017, 2:31 PM

President Jacob Zuma said he was deeply impressed after touring the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, including the institution’s nuclear medicine centre, accompanied by Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi on Friday.

CWU to join SABC strike 3 November 2017, 1:46 PM

The Communication Workers Union (CWU) says its members working at the SABC are ready to go ahead with a strike over a wage dispute.

Commuters warned to make alternative plans ahead of possible taxi strike 3 November 2017, 12:41 PM

Taxi commuters have been urged to arrange alternative transport come next Wednesday.

Masipa elevated Pistorius: Johnson 3 November 2017, 12:06 PM

Senior counsel, Andrea Johnson, has submitted to the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein that Pretoria High Court Judge, Thokozile Masipa elevated Oscar Pistorius and absolved him of his crime.

Minister sends condolences following 12 deaths in Limpopo car crash 3 November 2017, 12:00 PM

Limpopo Transport MEC Makoma Makhurupetje has conveyed a message of condolences to the families of the 12 people who died in a crash on the N1 at Botlokwa on Thursday night.

Zuma to visit Steve Biko Academic Hospital 3 November 2017, 11:54 AM

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday visit the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria to monitor the delivery of healthcare services as part of the Presidential Siyahlola Monitoring Programme.