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How does Cape Town manage to save water?

Cape Town has been recognised as the number one water saving city in the world. This after it was able to stave off Day Zero after years of very low rainfall and bone-dry dams but how does Cape Town manage to save water? Source:...

KZN towns left without water for weeks

A water system upgrade for two KwaZulu-Natal towns has turned into a disaster. Many frustrated Himeville residents have been without water since the beginning of October, while Underberg’s taps ran dry for two weeks. Last month, the district...

Road deaths in Gauteng continue to increase

Between January and October, the province has seen 2,155 road fatalities as compared to 2,077 during the same period last year. The department of community safety’s Yusuf Bhyat attributed this to the failure of the media to emphasise the importance...
Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba at the African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo 2018

Herman Mashaba resigns as mayor of Joburg

Herman Mashaba, soon to be former Johannesburg Mayor , has resigned as a member of the Democratic Alliance (DA) and will no longer serve as the mayor of Joburg.  Mashaba announced his resignation on Monday at a press conference where he spoke...

Vaal Dam levels drop below 55%

The City of Johannesburg has warned residents to use water sparingly after water levels at the Vaal Dam dropped to just below 55%. “Vaal Dam [is] sitting at 53.1% and no water transfers to the Vaal Dam system will be possible until November...