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  1. South Africa Water Minister Urges Urgent Attention To Avoid Sector Collapse

    17 Jul 2019- 12:25 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Lindiwe Sisulu, tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa to clean up the department of human settlements, water and sanitation, says SA's water sector requires urgent attention and more reso ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 12:25

  2. South Africa: Umlazi Protesters Blame Corruption For Water Shortage

    17 Jul 2019- 10:06 by Local Press Report DURBAN News24 Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was disrup ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 10:06

  3. Drought Forces Zimbabwe To Seek Relief On Power Payments To South Africa

    5 Jun 2019- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) announced plans June 3 to approach power supplier Eskom of South Africa for relief on a payment plan for power imports as drought hits hydro pow ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/05/2019 - 10:54

  4. South Africa President Urged To Give Higher Priority To Climate Change

    27 May 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa South Africa's Centre for Environmental Rights (CER), a group of activist lawyers, has written a letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa urging him to select cabinet appointees with an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2019 - 08:21

  5. World Bank Funds Phase II Of Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project

    24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/24/2019 - 09:33

  6. Cape Town: Luxury Hotel Sinks Borehole, Sets Up Seawater Desal Plant

    17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Pumps Africa The Radisson Blu, a leading American luxury hotel brand, located close to the Atlantic Ocean has sunk a borehole under the hotel to access the water source allowing for up to 11 500 liters of ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 08:08

  7. Diamond Miner Sues South Africa For $2.1 Billion USD Over Deposits Lost In Water Project Development

    17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Mining Technology Josias van Zyl, managing director of Swissborough Diamond Mining, has filed a R29.9bn ($2.1bn) lawsuit against South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the latest chapter in a dispu ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 08:07

  8. Insufficient Funding For Africa Water Security R&D

    17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN ESI Africa Researchers on Wednesday raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research amidst serious drought problems across southern Africa. Research fellow at the Nelson Mandela Univ ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 07:58

  9. Arrests Follow Limpopo Province Water Protests, Supply Restored

    30 Apr 2019- 13:32 by Local Press Report POLOKWANE The South African Water supply to Polokwane, capital of South Africa's Limpopo Province and surrounding areas has been restored after protesting community members locked the gates and took the keys a ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2019 - 13:32

  10. New Development Bank Outlines Plans To Boost Loans, Increase Impact of Investment

    4 Apr 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2019 - 11:54

  11. Desal For Port Of Cape Town?

    1 Apr 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Engineering News Transnet SOC Ltd has given approval for further studies to be conducted into a Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) plant at the Port of Cape Town. TNPA’s Cape Town acting Port Manager, Captai ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2019 - 11:13

  12. Backlash Against "It's Not Made In China" Bottled Water Brand

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG South China Morning Post A South African bottled water company called “It’s Not Made in China” is considering changing its name after facing backlash on Chinese social media. The company’s product firs ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  13. River Flow Champion Wins 2019 Stockholm Water Prize

    22 Mar 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm International Water Institute Dr Jackie King is named the 2019 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for game-changing contributions to global river management. She has advanced the scient ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2019 - 06:41

  14. South Africa Assures Public, Tourists That Tap Water Is Safe

    15 Mar 2019- 11:53 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL News South Africa's tap water is safe to drink, the Department of Water and Sanitation said on Wednesday following a media report in which an online travel company alleged otherwise. "Governmen ...

    Local Press Report - 03/15/2019 - 11:53

  15. Cape Town: ANC Water Tariff Lawsuit Dismissed As Political Ploy

    14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has dismissed an African National Congress (ANC) lawsuit to have increased water tariffs scrapped as a political ploy. The Democratic Alliance-run City of Cape Town i ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2019 - 12:04

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