Water

Makana water crisis worsens

Municipality silent as families resort to buying water from donkey cart owners

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News | 20 May 2022

Immigrants’ shops looted in Musina

Many immigrant business owners have fled from townships

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Brief | 19 May 2022

Musina closed down in protest over water

Major roads blocked, shops and schools closed

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News | 13 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission

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News | 12 May 2022

Schools close at 11am in Mandela Bay because there is no water

Eastern Cape Department of Education says it is the municipality’s responsibility

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Brief | 11 April 2022

Despite rain, Makana municipality still cannot provide water consistently

Makhanda communities have had water shedding and cuts for over a year now

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News | 4 April 2022

Water protests erupt in Limpopo town

Molemole shut down by protesters angered by municipal water bills

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News | 29 March 2022

In Fort Beaufort the children eat fish caught next to the sewage pipe

Angry residents march to municipality demanding clean water, proper sanitation and electricity

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News | 29 March 2022

Our water supply has been sabotaged, says Nelson Mandela Bay councillor

Vandals required equipment and knowledge of the infrastructure, he says

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Brief | 28 March 2022

Fort Beaufort’s thirsty villages

In one village boreholes stopped working four years ago and were never repaired

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News | 28 March 2022

Municipality never had a plan for water crisis, says Musina community

Water shortages and sewage problems have dragged on for a decade

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News | 22 March 2022

Buffalo City residents march on municipality with long list of broken services

Billing errors, overflowing sewage, pothole-ridden roads - these are just some of the complaints

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Brief | 7 March 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents say they can’t afford to boil water or buy bottled

Parents requested to boil water for children to bring to school

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Brief | 25 February 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality admits water is contaminated

Residents told to “boil the water before consuming it”

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Brief | 22 February 2022

R14-million water installation project left villagers thirsty

OR Tambo District Municipality’s Ngqeleni water project in rural Eastern Cape riddled with failures

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News | 21 February 2022