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Author: Nombulelo Manyana

Deputy Minister meets with Anti-Pollution Task Team

Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr David Mahlobo met with the newly established Anti-Pollution Task Team to discuss the Terms of Reference for the purpose of providing a framework for functions and responsibilities of the team. As the...

KwaZulu-Natal rivers run dry

South-Africa is regarded as one of the driest countries in the world. The situation is dire for many KwaZulu-Natal rivers, experts and authorities cite ongoing drought and climate change as two of the causes for these rivers shrinking. Source:...

Tackling pollution in Kimberley

Pollution is at the top of the agenda at the Lekgotla being held in Kimberley. The Environment Forestry and Fisheries Department has convened a meeting that will come up with ways to enforce environmental by-laws. It’s a three day meeting...

Tshwane’s plans for a waste management revamp

South Africa’s waste management approach faces numerous challenges, particularly as environmentalists call for traditional waste processing measures to be done away with. Limited resources, population growth and poor infrastructure are increasingly...

Cape Town river packed with plastic

Participants who took part in the 10th annual Peninsula Paddle were left stunned at the amount of plastic that is suffocating a section of the Black River. Each year the Peninsula Paddle brings together individuals from all over the Mother City....