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  1. South Africa Police Open Fire On Water Protesters

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report PEDDIE The Mail & Guardian Anger is growing in rural areas and small towns in the Eastern Cape at the local government’s failure to provide a regular, clean supply of water during the coronavirus epidemic. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  2. Protecting Groundwater From Coronavirus Mass Grave Contamination

    19 May 2020- 05:15 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters From building cemeteries away from human settlements to erecting fences around graves, South Africa is drawing up plans to protect the country’s water supply from contamination if mass coronavi ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2020 - 08:09

  3. Water Supply, Sanitation Inadequacies During South Africa COVID Lockdown

    19 Apr 2020- 09:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Basic water and hygiene supplies have been described as lacking in parts of South Africa during the country's COVID-19 lockdown, which is currently planned to extend to 30 April. ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:02

  4. South Africa Centralises Control Of Irrigation And Water Catchment Management In COVID-19 Response

    6 Apr 2020- 10:24 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The South Africa Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu addressed the nation on Thursday 2 April to give an update about the state of water affairs during the COVID-19 outbreak. ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:24

  5. Water Access Prioritised As South Africa Plans For COVID

    31 Mar 2020- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Cape Town, South Africa has suspended some water restrictions related to payment arrears following protests by inhabitants of informal settlements in and around the city, as coronavirus ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/31/2020 - 10:24

  6. Water Riots Sparked By Young Girl's Drowning

    11 Feb 2020- 06:53 by Local Press Report QWAQWA Eyewitness News Eight-year-old Musa's death in astream which is thick with sewage, mud and algae, last month further enflamed the mood among residents of Mandela Park township on the edge of Qwaqwa in S ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  7. WWF Analyses Mining Sector Water Risk

    6 Feb 2020- 06:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAPE TOWN, South Africa New analysis from environmental NGO WWF reports that the extractives sector suffered water-related financial losses of over $20 Billion USD in 2018, measuring operational risk (too much an ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  8. Madagascar Mine Contaminates Water Resources With Uranium And Lead

    27 Dec 2019- 07:06 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Reuters Water downstream of a Rio Tinto mine in southern Madagascar contains high concentrations of uranium and lead, potentially endangering local residents who depend on a nearby lake and river for d ...

    Local Press Report - 12/27/2019 - 07:06

  9. South Africa Citrus Industry Urges Improved Water Stewardship

    12 Oct 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report DURBAN Fruitnet The latest development in pursuing sustainable water use in South Africa has come from the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA), which announced to growers recently that it has put together a number of ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2019 - 11:13

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  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. Researchers Examine Human Impact On Climate Change In Africa

    8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/08/2019 - 07:54