SA is already using 98% of its available water supply and 40% of our waste-water treatment is in a “critical state”. Moreover, a survey conducted by the department in 2010 indicates that 60% of the country’s water service authorities do not have the right permits for their treatment works.
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Did you hear about that joke of a President, the Electrical Company Director and Energy Minister was in a meeting when the lights cut off. The Secretary ran into the boardroom and exclaimed, “so sorry sir its load shedding”. They all looked at her in amazement as if she was deluded.Read more
The Pound Sterling to South African Rand exchange rate firmed to a session high of 18.2660 on Tuesday as the UK markets re-opened following the bank holiday weekend and as domestic data out of Africa’s most developed economy weighed upon the Rand. Ongoing worries over electricity supplies, civil unrest and a weakening economy also continued to put pressure on theRead more