The drought in the North West Province has forced authorities to implement water shortages. However, water restrictions in Mahikeng are causing huge disruptions. Among other units, farmers have also been hard hit with the recent water restrictions. South Africa is the continent’s biggest producer of the crop and the province contributes close to a third of South Africa’s total maize crop.. For more on the story, we are joined from Mahikeng by Thomas Maselwanyane, a member of the Drought Task Team in the Province.

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