Construction of a 50-kilometre strategic road that will link Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries through neighbouring Zambia is underway which will facilitate the smooth flow of goods and services in the region.
Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS) Rukwa Regional Manager, Ms Mgeni Mwanga said that the completion of the … Read More
The Killarney Gardens housing project, intended to alleviate overcrowding in Dunoon’s informal settlemen has ground to a halt.
Announced by former Minister of Human Settlements Lindiwe Sisulu in April 2020 at the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was initially going to provide accommodation for 1,500 families.
After lengthy delays … Read More
Crumbling balconies, unstable steps, mouldy walls and leaking roofs, are some of the issues that tenants are experiencing in their Avonwood rental flats. They claim that the flats are not being maintained by the City of Cape Town.
Situated in Elsies River, the four-storey buildings which were built in 1976, … Read More
The Infrastructure Built Anti-Corruption Forum (IBACF) has welcomed the progress made by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement agencies on the progress made to crack down on the construction mafia.
The IBACF was formed in 2020 and is aimed at monitoring infrastructure projects and putting systems … Read More
South Africa on Thursday launched three bidding rounds for 7,615 megawatts (MW) of new power generation from renewable energy, natural gas, and battery storage, part of efforts to overcome record power outages crippling economic output.
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy said in a statement it had issued three … Read More
November 29 marks the 10th anniversary of Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga signing the Norms and Standards for Public School Infrastructure into law. And despite this legislation clearly stating that all schools should have been provided with libraries and laboratories by then – as well as sufficient electricity, water, safe … Read More
Eskom has implemented Stage 2 load shedding in a bid to replenish emergency reserves ahead of the colder weather expected this week.
On Monday, Stage 2 was implemented until 4pm and will be followed by Stage 3 until 5am. Thereafter Stage 2 will return during the day with that pattern … Read More
As part of interventions to resolve water challenges, the eThekwini Municipality has started the drilling of boreholes in several wards, particularly in the rural parts of the city.
This follows the recent launch of the borehole project that will see 20 boreholes drilled in areas affected by irregular supply of … Read More
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