Activists protested against oil and gas development outside the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on Wednesday, as the Southern African Oil and Gas Conference got underway.
The protesters included members of Southern African Faith Communities Environment Institute (SAFCEI), the Climate Justice Charter Movement, Feed the Future for Life and … Read More
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport and KwaNongoma Local Municipality have committed to work together to accelerate service delivery, especially the delivery of transport infrastructure projects.
This follows a meeting where Transport, Community Safety, and Liaison MEC, Sipho Hlomuka, led a team of departmental officials to engage with the municipality in … Read More
Minister in the Presidency responsible for Electricity, Dr. Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, says at least half of the actions set out in the Energy Action Plan (EAP) are either completed or on track.
He was briefing the media on the progress made on the one-year implementation of the Energy Action Plan on … Read More
Electricity Minister, Dr. Kgosientsho Ramokgopa, says there is a need for Eskom to continuously ensure it improves the reliability of generation units as the government works around the clock to end load shedding.
“I think it’s particularly unhelpful when Eskom has to go out from time to time with the … Read More
Minister of Health, Dr. Joe Phaahla, together with Acting Limpopo Premier, Seaparo Sekoati, will on Tuesday, 18 July 2023, preside over the sod-turning ceremony for the first Central Hospital in Limpopo.
“This follows a feasibility study conducted and submitted to National Treasury in July 2018, which established a need to … Read More
The National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) has granted Eskom a postponement to meet the Minimum Emission Standards (MES) at the Kusile Power Station, subject to certain strict conditions.
The Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment (DFFE) said the postponement is from 5 June 2023 to 31 March 2025.
“The … Read More
Mr. Mseleku said that although both Nigeria and South Africa were learning from each other in implementing PPPs, there was a need for both nations to rekindle their collaboration and take it to a greater height.
The South African Government has sought the collaboration of the Nigerian Government on mutually … Read More
In recent days, the Western Cape experienced severe and stormy weather conditions. This led to the damage of infrastructure and the closure of access roads. Citrusdal and Ceres were amongst some of the areas worst affected by this. Teams from the Western Cape Government including the Department of Infrastructure have … Read More
The Namibia Stop 8 Housing Project in Inanda, eThekwini, started in 2019, but to date, only one RDP house has been completed.
Residents say the construction company was on site from 2019 to 2020, but stopped because of the Covid pandemic.
According to eThekwini Municipality spokesperson Lindiwe Khuzwayo, the development … Read More
Public Works and Infrastructure Minister, Sihle Zikalala, has warned construction companies and developers , who abandon construction sites after doing shoddy workmanship in public infrastructure projects, saying they face blacklisting and being barred from doing business with government.
Zikalala issued the warning during his tour of Public Works projects located … Read More
The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) is putting a shoulder to the wheel to roll out Strategic Integrated Projects (SIPs), which are aimed at improving the quality of life for South Africans.
“As a department, we will make our contribution in cementing the vision of a South Africa … Read More
There is a significant appetite for infrastructure investment, but the risk issues must be addressed
SA’s infrastructure is under growing pressure, with the demand for services outstripping supply. Public infrastructure is at particular risk of failure, is not coping with normal demand, and is poorly maintained, according to the South … Read More
President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) as a project that has not only made history but has brought hope to the citizens of both Lesotho and South Africa.
The President was speaking at the launch of Phase 2 of the LHWP at Polihali Dam in … Read More
The Prime Minister of the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal, Nomusa Dube-Ncube, has urged the Department of Transport to move swiftly to resume the construction of a concrete barrier to bolster the government’s efforts to curb cross-border crime, especially vehicle theft, between South Africa and Mozambique.
The concrete wall also … Read More
Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga has expressed her devastation at the death of a worker in an accident at the Msikaba Bridge in Lusikisiki, in the Eastern Cape on Friday.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we learned of the passing of the worker at the Msikaba project. … Read More
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has called on mining houses that have not registered their dams on the department’s database to submit their information to ensure compliance with dam safety regulations.
The department is currently updating the database of all tailings or mine residue deposit dams in the … Read More
An efficient rail service will save lower-income households up to R932-million a year, according to preliminary findings of the City of Cape Town’s rail feasibility study. We cannot wait any longer to fix the city’s railway service.
According to report that the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) conducted an … Read More
The primary objective of Earth Day, celebrated globally on April 22 this year, is to promote sustainability and conservation with projects focusing on carbon emissions, protecting endangered species and the preservation of habitats.
But, encouraging people to think about how their actions impact the Earth in the long-term and making … Read More