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23 Jan 2023
With the awarding of major contracts, Lesotho and South Africa are satisfied that phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is now underway. The LHWP is a multi-phase international project between Lesotho and South Africa established through a treaty signed by the two countries in 1986. Phase I involved the construction of a 185-metre-high dam and augmenting South Africa’s freshwater supply by transferring water from the Maluti mountains into the Vaal River system through a 48 km long tunnel and a tail pond...
28 Jul 2022 CAPE TOWN, South Africa
Projects in water-scarce regions can expect to benefit from the use of blockchain technology that is expected to facilitate investments by eliminating barriers and making the transfer of funds easier.
3 Jul 2022 GQEBERHA, South Africa
Dams supplying Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) on South Africa's Eastern Cape have dropped to alarmingly low levels, triggering water service shedding in the region.
31 May 2022 PRETORIA, South Africa
The Water Investment Scorecard is intended to set benchmarks, identify bottlenecks, and support actions to meet water infrastructure investment needs that are estimated at $64 Billion USD per annum.
26 Apr 2022 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
Record rainfall event in Kwazulu-Natal has resulted in almost 500 deaths and destruction of homes and public infrastructure. Disaster management teams and humanitarian groups are working to provide medical aid, food and blankets to affected communities.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
UNECE and GWH examine successful aquifer arrangements in Africa, Europe and South America. Successful transboundary water management is fueled by transparent access to data.
23 Mar 2022 PRETORIA, South Africa
South Africa set to impose further water sanctions across its metropolitan cities in attempt to alleviate water stress across the country
5 Mar 2022 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
The resurrection of the certification programmes for water and wastewater form part of Operation Vulindlela, a coordinated programme within president Ramaphosa’s government to reverse the decline in public services that took place during the presidency of Jacob Zuma.
16 Jan 2022 JUBA, South Sudan
Efforts to minimize fatal attacks and implement Marial Bai Agreement to allocate resources and implement procedures for mobile courts in dispute settlement.
3 Jul 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa
$1 Billion USD raised for Lesotho Highlands project will enable construction of dam cluster and 38km water transfer tunnel to supply South African cities. Phase 2 of 30-year, 5-phase agreement between Johannesburg and Gauteng significant to socio-economic prospects of both nations.
30 Apr 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
"Import" criticised amid claims that South Africa has brought in Cuban workers across a number of sectors for twenty years, with little evidence they have done anything significant that South African workers can't do themselves.
12 Mar 2021 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
A report by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on extensive, multiyear wastewater and sewage pollution of the Vaal River system identifies multiple serious failures by Emfuleni Municipality.