Gauteng in hot water‚ warns Mokonyane

It appears things are so dry in Gauteng that bottled water from Franschhoek was served a meeting of all nine water board representatives in the country with Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane. In fact‚ the situation is dire: Mokonyane said strict measures were on the cards to reduce Gauteng’s

7 Things you should know about SA’s biosphere reserves

Although most South Africans are sure to have heard the term ‘biosphere reserve’ before, very few are aware of what it actually means, let alone the profoundly positive influence these internationally recognised, UNESCO-approved pockets of land could have on our country’s ecological and socio-economic landscape. I recently had the privilege of

5 People Killed In Looting – Police

The police today put the official death toll during the looting of shops owned by foreigners in Gauteng at five. This is despite seven people being killed in violence involving immigrants. Police spokesperson Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale said two deaths were not related to looting of foreign-owned shops. The list of those killed

EFF must take responsibility for ‘land grab’: Makhura

The Economic Freedom Fighters must take responsibility for the attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, Pretoria, Gauteng premier David Makhura said on Wednesday. "This land grab taking place in Tshwane by the EFF is something we condemn completely and we want the law enforcement agencies to act firmly against those who are