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

(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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Water crisis: Supply interruptions likely - Cape Town - Politicsweb

Drought crisis intervention: City to intensify pressure management. 1 June 2017. 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 ...and more »

Cape Town beefs up water police – targets spot fines of up to R5,000 - BusinessTech

The City of Cape Town is set to get tough on water abuse as the Western Cape continues to suffer from its worst drought in a century. The city is currently in discussion to increase fines after more stringent level 4 water restrictions came into effect ...and more »

Two Cape Town residents go to extremes to raise awareness about the drought - Times LIVE

Two Capetonians ran for a gruelling 24 hours‚ finishing at the top of Lion's Head on Friday morning‚ to highlight the water crisis in the Western Cape. Kelvin Trautman‚ 34‚ and Heleen Mills‚ 30‚ stopped at Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille's office on ...and more »

City urges Cape Town residents to store emergency water - News24

Cape Town - The City of Cape Town has advised residents to keep an emergency supply of 2 to 5 litres of water as it starts further pressure reduction which may interrupt supply to some high lying areas. ''Residents are advised that supply interruptions ...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 »

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: ...and more »