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South African women benefit from entrepreneurial programme

The Department Of Water and Sanitation recently launched a three-year entrepreneurship programme which gives women the opportunity to mentor each other and learn about...
South Africa has a bulk water plan for KZN

South Africa has a bulk water plan for KZN

Amid the current drought afflicting large parts of South Africa, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has launched the Lower Tugela Bulk Water Supply Scheme in KwaZulu-Natal. In opening the system, the minister urged people to use and reuse water wisely.

JAM focuses on basic necessities

wits---thumbFood, clean water and sanitation, education for the youngest members of the community to help them meet their potential – these are the foundations of Joint Aid Management.

Huge Soweto housing project under way

Living standards improve in South Africa

Living standards in South Africa have improved significantly over the past two decades on all possible measures, such as access to housing, electricity, clean water and sanitation. The data in the Institute of Race Relation's South Africa Survey 2016 "show the relative success of the government's service delivery efforts".
South Africa pours millions into sanitation

South Africa pours millions into sanitation

South Africa aims to have eradicated the bucket system in formal areas by December. Water is critical to this. Disposing human waste through flushing toilets that use drinking-quality water is also unsustainable, and the country is looking at new technology to save water.

An efficient, competitive and responsive economic infrastructure network

In 2030, South Africa's network of robust infrastructure is the bedrock of growth and job creation. This infrastructure efficiently delivers electricity, water, sanitation, telecoms and transport services, powers the economy, and supports manufacturing, trade and exports. More than that, it gives citizens the means to improve their lives and boost their incomes.

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban wins prestigious Stockholm water award

Durban Municipality's eThekwini Water and Sanitation, "the most progressive water utility in Africa", has been named the 2014 winner of the prestigious Stockholm Industry Water Award for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services.

Toilet extraction system is a world first

A South African innovation is a world first. The Hygizone extraction system removes odours and bacteria directly from the toilet, making sanitation more hygienic and reducing reliance on ordinary cleaners and air fresheners. It's good for the world, your health, and your nose.

Cheaper water test to improve lives

A Rhodes University student has come up with a cheap and effective home test kit to check the microbial quality of water. It will specifically help rural communities avoid drinking contaminated water.
 Pure water in a jiffy

Women lead in sanitation project

Women lead in sanitation project

An innovative project aimed at improving health conditions by changing hygiene practices and improving sanitation is changing the lives of a community north of Pretoria. And women are playing a key role in that transformation.

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