Category: water

Townships face a looming water disaster

By Pamela Mashego Thaba Chweu townships, Leroro, Matibidi, Lydenburg and others face a number of challenges with multiple challenges adversely affecting schools, small business owners and households. Water has by far been the biggest challenge of them all, and therefore townships have been urged to use water sparingly. Water has always been a major problem in these communities but the past year has been the worst. And this is what residents have described as a...

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Townships face waterless festive season

By Pamella Mashego Households in Thaba Chweu townships, Leroro, Matibidi, Lydenburg and other local areas say they face a waterless festive season. Water has always been a problem in these communities, but the past year has been the worst on record. Constance Mashego (45) says Christmas is a time of joy and thanksgiving, but she questions how she will be able to complete her basic duties like cleaning her yard and cooking for her family...

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