WATER

Generous households punished with high water bills

Residents of Eastern Cape town who shared their water face bills of up to R13,000

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 7 August 2020

Still no water in Limpopo villages after five court orders

Villages in Flag Boshielo West, Limpopo, have almost no access to water

By Tania Broughton - 5 August 2020

The long walk to water in KwaZulu-Natal villages

“We as rural women don’t exist for the government”

By Teboho Moloi - 5 August 2020

“Our toilets have been blocked since 2016” says Khayelitsha resident

Enkanini informal settlement gives the City a week to respond to demands for toilets and water

By Vincent Lali - 23 July 2020

Fix our schools, learners tell Eastern Cape Education Department

Equal Education has given the department two weeks to attend to schools with water and sanitation problems

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 July 2020

Clinic without proper electricity and running water for ten months

Staff say they make daily trips to collect water from the nearest facility about 10km away

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 July 2020

With no toilet, Wallacedene man has to watch over his mother-in-law while she uses a field

City of Cape Town says it recently delivered chemical toilets and standpipes will soon be installed

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

Covid-19: water protesters target N2

Eastern Cape protesters say they can’t wash their hands as directed without clean water

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 7 July 2020

Shack with a swimming pool and Table Mountain view

But Viziyalo Madola’s community still shares just one toilet

By Peter Luhanga - 7 July 2020

“We are forgotten. We will be remembered when the elections are closer”

Residents of Khethi in Pietermaritzburg struggle to access schools, clinics and water

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 July 2020

Sophiatown bursts into protests

20-year-old Cape Town informal settlement has floods but no water

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 June 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way

By Peter Luhanga - 23 June 2020

“Every day there are electricity issues,” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Electricity was restored in Ngubeni on Saturday after two days of protests

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 June 2020

Residents thank Covid-19 pandemic for sanitation

After 23 years using a pit latrine, community gets chemical toilets

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020

In photos: Cape Town flooded

The city has been hit by hail, lightning, thunder and heavy rain since Wednesday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Buziwe Nocuze and Lucas Nowicki - 11 June 2020

Women dig up old spring to solve village’s water problem

“God gave us natural water and it is time we use it”, say Elandskop women

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 May 2020