News that the South African National Defence Force will be deploying in Emfuleni to both stabilise and turn around the environmental and economic disaster caused by sewage pollution in the once-magnificent Vaal River system will be welcomed by all communities and stakeholders.
Mayor wants to make an impact to put things right before he leaves Emfuleni before taking up his tasks in his new position as the ANC’s Provincial Secretary
Gigaba takes “selfless and principled decision” to resign following damning findings by the Public Protector and the Constitutional Court
“We expect the petrol price to drop by about 16 cents a litre,” the AA says.
University researchers say cancer causing toxicants were found in a tributary of South Africa’s second largest river, but Rand Water denies that specific banned pesticides referred to by the scientists, have been detected in any of its source and treated waters.
Now it’s war against pollution!
AMSA CEO Kobus Verster has confirmed AMSA’s Melt Shop facility in Vereeniging would be reopened early next year and that about 100 jobs would be created – and a new arc furnace would also be installed at the company’s flagship Vanderbijlpark Plant
Can we blame investors for fleeing the country?
‘This incident raises concerns because the robbers fled the scene with only the laptop that the auditor was carrying with her which contained sensitive and crucial information about the forensic investigations underway in Emfuleni’ – Msimanga
In the first agreement of its kind in South African local government, business, residents and the Emfuleni local authority have united to allow the community to maintain, upgrade and secure electricity substations throughout the region
An ecological disaster has unfolded as raw sewage and industrial pollutants flow into parts of the Vaal River. The South African Human Rights Commission held a formal inquiry into the spillage of toxic effluent into the river last week. Read the submission of Mrs Rosemary Anderson, well-known local business woman, below.