Yet another municipality in the WC is running out of water

Cape Town, January 15, 2019 – The Kannaland municipality has appealed to the Gift of the Givers for urgent aid as the towns of Zoar and Calitzdorp run dry. Pheladi Sethusa is on the story for us, she filed this report. Courtesy #Dstv403

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Get ready to pay more for South African wine

Cape Town, 9 May 2018 – Wine producers in the Western Cape have suffered a 200-thousand ton loss, as a result of the ongoing drought. This year’s harvest is the lowest in12 years. Industry experts say this is why consumer prices have to be increased. eNCA’s Pheladi Sethusa reports.

Earlier this year (19 January 2018), some in the industry was preparing for the worst as job cuts and a smaller than expected harvest predicted.

 

Cape Town underspends allocated budget

Cape Town,  19 April 2018 – Close to R2-billion of the 2017/2018 budget that has been allocated to Cape Town has not been spent, even though the city is in the grips of its worst drought ever. Mayor Patricia de Lille has vowed not to let this money be misspent. Watch full story here.