Orange & Vaal rivers due to a rise, flood warning protocols activated
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has urged those living near river banks to be extra cautious.
Gauteng water restrictions could be lifted
Nomvula Mokonyane says her department will be communicating with municipalities to consider lifting restrictions immediately.
Minister: SA's dam levels showing significant improvement
Water And Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says about a quarter of South Africa’s dams are over 100% full.
Recent rains cause significant rise in dam levels
Minister Nomvula Mokonyane held a briefing at the Vaal Dam where dam levels have now reached over 97%.
Water restrictions still in place until further notice despite heavy rains
The Water department’s Sputnik Ratau says while the Vaal Dam levels have improved the rate of water inflow into the dam has slowed down.
Makhura to put interventions to address divisions & inequalities in communities
On Saturday, Gauteng Premier David Makhura officially kicked off the social cohesion games aimed at uniting the province.
Water and Sanitation Minister to give update on drought & dam levels
Minister Nomvula Mokonyane is due to give an update this afternoon on the status of the drought and dam levels countrywide.
Makhura commends police on their handling of Tshwane protest
More than 130 people were arrested during an anti-immigrant march in Tshwane on Friday.
Zuma decides not to suspend Jiba and Mrwebi
The Presidency says President Zuma has decided not to take any action against the pair until the court process that’s underway has concluded.
‘South Africans must realise immigrants are not the enemy’
Various organisations against xenophobia say they don't regard those who took part in today's anti-immigrant march as enemies.
SAHRC: Anti-immigrant march undermines social cohesion efforts
Today a group calling itself the ‘Mamelodi Concerned Residents’ is planning to march to the Home Affairs Department.
Fuel levy 'a blow to consumers'
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan tabled his Budget speech for the 2017/2018 financial year in Parliament on Wednesday.
Esidimeni tragedy: Motsoaledi to face tough questions in Parliament
Over 100 psychiatric patients died after being transferred from the Gauteng facility to several nongovernmental organisations.
Suspects in R10m Groblersdal drug bust expected in court
Police raided the premises on Wednesday following a tip-off and discovered drugs worth about R10 million.
Sassa races to deal with social grant payment debacle
The Social Security Agency says it's still in talks to ensure all 17 million social grant beneficiaries receive their payments.
HSRC to visit 60,000 households in HIV/Aids research study
The research council says it has put together 72 teams of trained field workers who will be dispatched countrywide.
Warning of possible flooding issued for parts of Gauteng
Forecasters say widespread showers will continue in Johannesburg with an 80% chance of rain for the rest of the province.
Budget predictions: Motorists, drinkers & smokers beware
The fuel levy & so-called sin taxes are expected to increase when the finance minister tables SA's budget in Parliament.