It is now just over 100 days since the first case of coronavirus was identified in South Africa.
For 100 days we have been living in the shadow of one of the greatest threats to global health in over 100 years.
The disease, and the measures we have taken to fight it, have caused massive disruption in the lives of our people, bringing our economy to a standstill and threatening the livelihoods of millions.
The Council of Education Minister met yesterday to assess the state of readiness for the reopening of schools.
CEM received a report from the Consortium of service providers coordinated by the National Education Collaboration Trust on the External Evaluation and Monitoring of the state of readiness. Rand Water, as an Implementing Agent delivering water to 3 500 schools, also presented its report.
Welcome to the Breaking New Ground (BNG) newsletter for the Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation. This newsletter will keep you informed about the support
given to communities in distress during COVID-19 lockdown.
The community of Wilgespruit that lived in tents for more than four years is moving into the new temporary housing.
The Department of Water and Sanitation remains committed to foster Africa-wide bilateral and trans-boundary relations in the water sector to enhance service delivery, in commemoration of Africa Day.