[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation is expected to hold a high-level meeting on Friday to assess whether the severe water restrictions in Cape Town and surrounding areas can be relaxed.
[allAfrica] Level 6 water restrictions are here – this means the crisis in the Western Cape has intensified to the point where ‘Day Zero’ is looking more real by the day.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has issued a warning for an “intense cut-off low” system that will affect several regions of the coutry, including the Western Cape, Northern Cape? Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
[News24Wire] A truce has been brokered in Hout Bay’s Hangberg, after days of violent protests, to allow for negotiations, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Dan Plato said on Friday.”I met this morning with the Hangberg community, community leaders and the local councillor, following my visit to the community last night,” he said.
[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape.
[News24Wire] The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng wants to challenge his suspension in the Constitutional Court, the public broadcaster announced on Friday.
[African Arguments]Voluntary certification schemes like Fairtrade face mounting criticism, but emerging evidence shows that the impacts for those involved are broadly positive
[SAnews.gov.za]Pretoria -Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has decided to legally challenge Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s establishment of a Commission of Inquiry to look into allegations of police inefficiency in Khayelitsha.