Facts and Myths About Cape Town’s Water Crisis

[GroundUp] Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille has announced that Day Zero is now more likely than not. From 1 February, all households have to reduce their municipal water consumption to 50 litres per person per day. The World Wide Fund for Nature has p…

[GroundUp] Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille has announced that Day Zero is now more likely than not. From 1 February, all households have to reduce their municipal water consumption to 50 litres per person per day. The World Wide Fund for Nature has published useful guidelines for preparing for Day Zero.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Excessive Bureaucracy Deemed Among Country’s Corruption Causes

[ANGOP] Luanda -Excessive bureaucracy and lack of transparency of the regulation and procedures in public administration were pointed out last Wednesday, in Luanda, as being among the causes of corruption in Angola.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Excessive bureaucracy and lack of transparency of the regulation and procedures in public administration were pointed out last Wednesday, in Luanda, as being among the causes of corruption in Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Drought Levy Likely to Be Dropped After Massive Outcry – Mayor

[News24Wire] The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected at a council meeting on Friday, Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The controversial drought levy, or drought charge, proposed by the City of Cape Town will most likely be rejected at a council meeting on Friday, Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why the Drought Levy Tabled By Cape Town’s Mayor Is Unfair

[The Conversation Africa] Day Zero: the dreaded day when Cape Town’s taps are expected to run dry has been moved forward to 22 April. That is, unless residents reduce usage even further and the long awaited alternative sources, like desalination plants…

[The Conversation Africa] Day Zero: the dreaded day when Cape Town's taps are expected to run dry has been moved forward to 22 April. That is, unless residents reduce usage even further and the long awaited alternative sources, like desalination plants, come on stream.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MP Attacks UNEB Officials Over Daughter’s Withheld Ple Results

[Monitor] Labwor County Member of Parliament Micheal Ayepa on Wednesday confronted Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) officials in Parliament as they went to seek approval of their 2018/19 budget.

[Monitor] Labwor County Member of Parliament Micheal Ayepa on Wednesday confronted Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) officials in Parliament as they went to seek approval of their 2018/19 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Accused in Siam Lee Murder Appears ‘Highly Intelligent’ – Private Investigator

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal private investigator who, together with police, arrested a man accused of killing and burning the body of a 20-year-old woman, has described the suspect as “highly intelligent”.

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal private investigator who, together with police, arrested a man accused of killing and burning the body of a 20-year-old woman, has described the suspect as "highly intelligent".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa