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  1. South Africa NGO's Urge Independent Water Regulator

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Jacaranda FM Both the Organization for Outing Tax Abuse (OUTA) and the Water Shortage South Africa (WSSA) believe the failure by the Department of Water and Sanitation to establish a regulator could le ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  2. South Africa: New Investment To Complete Abandoned Giyani Bulk Water Project

    18 Jan 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The South Africa government plans to invest a further $218 Million USD to complete the long-delayed Giyani Bulk Water (GBW) Project in Limpopo. The project, which is intended to supp ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/18/2019 - 08:01

  3. Water Shortages Ignite Political War Of Words In Western Cape

    17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN The Citizen A water shortage affecting several Western Cape municipalities has culminated in a political squabble between the governing Democratic Alliance (DA) and the opposition ANC. This after the prov ...

    Local Press Report - 01/17/2019 - 13:01

  4. South Africa Water Minister Ignored Financial Mismanagement Warnings

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Politics Web The Department of Water and Sanitation's internal audit committee had given its former minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, detailed quarterly reports about serious financial mismanagement in ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  5. German Development Bank Lends $940 Million USD To Cape Town For Wastewater Management

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has signed a R1.3 billion loan with the German Development Bank to target wastewater treatment. It forms part of a development cooperation agreement between South Afr ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  6. Zimbabwe To Supply Water For South Africa Special Economic Zone

    8 Nov 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Zim Live South Africa is in talks with Zimbabwe for the supply of water to the parched Makhado region. The long-delayed multi-billion rand Makhado-Musina Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Limpopo is being ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2018 - 09:40

  7. South Arica: Alien Plants Suck

    8 Nov 2018- 11:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa The government of South Africa has announced the launch of a “first comprehensive national-scale assessment of the status of biological invasions and their management” in response to &quo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2018 - 04:29

  8. Arnie Will Be Keynote At Cape Town Water Conference

    1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Times Live The Governator is heading to Cape Town in 2019 — and fans can thank the drought. Movie star and ex-governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger‚ now a climate change activist and philanthropist‚ ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2018 - 09:47

  9. Colonial-era "Water Grabbing" Policies Still Have Negative Impact On African Smallholders

    29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Sahar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 13:33

  10. Umgeni Water Chief Says Desal Too Costly

    29 Oct 2018- 10:29 by Local Press Report DURBAN IOL The idea of using desalination as an alternative to augment Umgeni Water’s water resources will be written off unless industries can be convinced to buy-in and support the concept. Umgeni Water chief exe ...

    Local Press Report - 10/29/2018 - 10:29

  11. New Bricks-From-Urine Technology Makes A Splash

    25 Oct 2018- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Info Cape Town, South Africa A master’s student at South Africa’s University of Cape Town has created the world’s first bio-bricks made from human urine, deploying a process which is carbon-friendly and produces fertilizer ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/25/2018 - 10:57

  12. South Africa Mining Group's Development Plans Face Water, Environment Objections

    24 Oct 2018- 07:15 by Local Press Report PRETORIA Moneyweb Environmental groups attempting to block a controversial coal mining project on a protected area in Mpumalanga headed to the Pretoria High Court last week. On day one of the hearing, the state got ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2018 - 07:15

  13. South Africa: Journalists Ejected From Water Department Hearing

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The Citizen The national water department is under investigation for maladministration and unlawful expenditure, and is in a state of financial collapse. Parliamentary correspondents left a meeting of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

  14. $208 Million USD Giyani Project Hits Cash Crisis

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Eyewitness News The $208 Million USD Giyani bulk water project which was meant to supply water to over 55 villages in Limpopo is now in limbo. The cash crisis in the Department of Water and Sanitation ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2018 - 07:24

  15. South Africa Water Department Official Suspended For Protecting Her Budget

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Business Day Department of water and sanitation deputy director-general for national water resources infrastructure Zandile Makhathini has been suspended for refusing to allow other projects in the min ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 13:15

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