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Only 3.5% of SA's households don't have phones - ITWeb

According to the Stats SA General Household Survey for 2016 published yesterday, nationally, only 3.5% of households did not have access to either landlines or cellular phones. Households without access to either were most common in the Northern Cape ...and more »

Invest in Eastern Cape farmers, South Africa -

The least talked about story of the Eastern Cape province is that it produces a third of South Africa's fresh milk and wool, respectively. African Agri Council00 - Wandile Sihlobo" width="625" height="325">" data-lazyauto="true"> Image Source: [[http ...and more »

Cape Town contends with worst drought in over a century - CNN International

(CNN) The worst drought in a century is forcing the most stringent water restrictions ever implemented for South Africa's second largest city. Cape Town has less than 10% of its useable water remaining for its nearly 4 million residents. The city is ...and more »

Households in Limpopo and the Eastern Cape are most reliant on grants for income - Business Day

Beneficiaries queue for their grants at a payout point of the South African Social Security Agency. Picture: DAILY DISPATCH. Social grants are more prevalent than salaries as a source of income in the Eastern Cape and Limpopo‚ Statistics SA said in its ...and more »

Ten Reasons South Africa Doesn't Suck Right Now – May 2017 Edition - The Daily Vox (blog)

May came and went, and we are officially at the halfway point of 2017. We don't know how we got here: there is new evidence proving the extent of the Guptas' state capture, and Cape Town is dealing with a serious drought – all while the weather is ...and more »

Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years - Phys.Org

As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary". The city—South Africa's biggest tourist hotspot—and the surrounding Western Cape ...and more »

Water crisis: Supply interruptions likely - Cape Town - Politicsweb

Residents are advised that supply interruptions are now more likely due to intensified water pressure reduction measures. As such, residents should keep an emergency water supply on hand for drinking and basic hygiene. Furthermore, despite hoaxes to ...and more »

City's handling of water leaks contributed to water crisis - CT opposition - Eyewitness News

But opposition councillors claim that the municipality was warned more than a decade ago about the looming crisis and that it failed to take the necessary steps to deal with water loses. Water leaks. Picture: EWN. City of Cape Town · Drought · Cape ...and more »

Number of South Africans with access to internet grows to 60% -

Six out of 10 South Africans now has access to internet, an increase of 5.8% from last year, according to StatsSA. StatsSA released its General Household Survey (GHS) 2016 survey today, which contains information on a variety of subjects including ...and more »

Cape Town water shortage reaches crisis as dam levels sink -

Cape Town has tightened water usage restrictions, banning the use of potable water to irrigate gardens, wash cars or top up swimming pools, as it confronts its worst drought on record and a delay to the onset of the winter rainy season. The level of ...and more »