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Monday, November 11, 2019 - 12:39 | OOSKAnews

Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic conditions are...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 16:48 | OOSKAnews

Residents used trees and stones to block several roads in the Engonyameni area near Umlazi, south of Durban, on Monday. The protest was in response to a lack of water. Teaching and learning was...

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Monday, October 29, 2018 - 14:41 | OOSKAnews

The idea of using desalination as an alternative to augment Umgeni Water’s water resources will be written off unless industries can be convinced to buy-in and support the concept.

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Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:59 | OOSKAnews

The Environment Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (the BRICS nations) have reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord in dealing with climate change worldwide.

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 16:04 | OOSKAnews

Mkomazi River water could be channelled through a 32km tunnel by 2025 to help quench the thirst in the eThekwini Municipality. The building of the Smithfield Dam will require the expropriation of 1,...

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 15:38 | OOSKAnews

The Department of Water and Sanitation is cracking down on the unlawful use of water through sand mining in KwaZulu-Natal. Private companies and individuals have been identified as the main culprits.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 16:39 | OOSKAnews

As the water crisis intensifies‚ South African companies are working furiously to meet demand for smart water restrictors. Durban-based Utility Systems‚ which has supplied the Cape Town municipality...

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:28 | Water Briefing

eThekwini Water and Sanitation, serving the Durban metropolitan area, has today received the Stockholm Industry Water Award at a ceremony during World Water Week, for its transformative and inclusive...

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Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 01:00 | SEMIDE
Recycling/Reuse of Water for a Blue Growth Future

Although 70% of the planet is covered by water, only 0.7% of the global water resource is readily available as freshwater, and it is very unevenly distributed across the planet. Unlike oil, for which...

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