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Johannesburg – Floods affected eight provinces across the country, washed away 20 houses and damaged schools, roads, bridges, The Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs said on Friday.
Preliminary assessments indicated that 20 houses were washed away in Northern Cape by floods between December and early February, said spokesperson Vuyelwa Qhinga.
A total of [...]
Durban – Four poachers were shot dead and one injured in the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga and the Hluhluwe-Mfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal, officials said on Monday.
Three were shot dead during a gunfight between five poachers and rangers in the Stolsnek section of the Kruger National Park over the weekend, SABC news quoted SANParks CEO [...]
Bloemfontein – Flood damage to agricultural infrastructure and land caused by the recent heavy rains may be worse than expected, agricultural body TAU SA said on Friday.
TAU SA president Ben Marais said a preliminary survey among farmers in the flood stricken areas indicated that the estimated cost of direct damage to infrastructure was R1.82bn.
“However, this [...]
Cape Town – The massive floods that have swept across parts of the country have raised the risk of waterborne diseases such as cholera, Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa warned on Wednesday.
The flooding had “created conditions that are conducive to the possibility of water-borne diseases like cholera”, as well as animal diseases such as Rift [...]
Johannesburg – Rainfall is expected for the rest of the week in the northern provinces and central interior of the country, but it is difficult to predict flooding, the SA Weather Service said on Tuesday.
“All the northern provinces such as Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Northern Free State and Gauteng can expect good rainfall,” forecaster Puseletso Mofokeng told [...]
The contracts of the water service providers who are raking in thousands of rand monthly by transporting water to the drought-stricken communities of Nkomazi Local Municipality, are likely to be cancelled in the near future as the municipality is looking into other cost-effective measures to deliver services.
This was revealed by the Deputy Director of Infrastructure, [...]
Johannesburg – Power utility Eskom’s immediate challenge is keeping the lights on in the country, its CEO Brian Dames said on Monday.
“We’ve always said that the next few years will be tight in terms of energy provision. The question is: how do we keep the lights on over the next seven years? But we can [...]
The soils in large areas of the Southern Hemisphere, including major portions of Australia, Africa and South America, have been drying up in the past decade, a group of researchers conclude in the first major study to ever examine “evapo-transpiration” on a global basis.
Most climate models have suggested that evapo-transpiration, which is the movement of [...]
Paris – Carbon pollution and over-use of Earth’s natural resources have become so critical that, on current trends, we will need a second planet to meet our needs by 2030, WWF said on Wednesday.
In 2007, Earth’s 6.8 billion humans were living 50% beyond the planet’s threshold of sustainability, according to its report, issued ahead of [...]