Augustus Consulting Special Project

Food & Water Security in South Africa Media Review

Augustus Consulting monitors reports of food and water security in South Africa, including media articles, blogs, opinion pieces and other announcements. Unless otherwise indicated (such as in articles written by Augustus Consulting), the language and views contained in the search results reflect those of the originating author and/or publication and do not necessarily represent the views of Augustus Consulting. Archived media reviews are available: Water Security and Food Security.

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Another fuel price hike on the horizon- AA

Gladys Mutele, Eyewitness News, 28 February 2021

Motorists will have to dig deeper in their pockets from Wednesday as the price of petrol is expected to increase by 66 cents per litre. Read More

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Makhanda water situation critical- Gift of the Givers

Kaylynn Palm, Eyewitness News, 23 February 2021

Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers was called in yet again to assist in Makhanda as parts of the Eastern Cape town go without water for a seventh day. Read More

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New agency set up to oversee water supply countrywide

Siyabonga Mkhwanazi, IOL Political Bureau, 17 February 2021

Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Lindiwe Sisulu has confirmed that a new agency to oversee the supply of water across the country will be established. Read More

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Land expropriation: Committee set to finalise bill on amendments to Constitution

Siyabonga Mkhwanazi, IOL Political Bureau, 13 February 2021

Members of the ad hoc committee on land expropriation are set to finalise the Bill on amendments to the Constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation by March. Read More

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Research group denounces exorbitant, unethical increase in food prices during pandemic

SABC Radio, 8 February 2021

The Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and Dignity research group (PMBEJD) says there has been an exorbitant and unethical increase in food prices during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

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Fresh warning of ‘disruptive’ rains in Limpopo and Mpumalanga

Nomahlubi Jordaan, Times Live, 31 January 2021

The SA Weather Service has issued an “orange” warning of disruptive rainfall in Mpumalanga and Limpopo between Monday and Tuesday. Read More

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