[News24Wire] From "smelly water" to "we have overcome it" - Pretoria's Stinkwater has officially received a new name.
[News24Wire] Soaring temperatures are putting a strain on Rand Water resources.
[News24Wire] A huge bag of chicken and bunches of spinach were being prepared for hundreds of foreign nationals still camping out at the UN High Commission for Refugees' offices in Cape Town's CBD on Monday in the hopes of being evacuated from SA amid safety fears.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Washington/London -Cities around the world are purposefully slowing down and quietening urban life, with an eye on improving health and well-being
[New Times] The City of Kigali this week made it to the Forbes' list of the 20 best places to visit in 2020.
[GroundUp] On Friday night, about 200 people gathered at Helen Bowden Nurses' Home for Reclaim the City's (RTC) second annual congress. The two-day event aimed to chart the way forward for the land and affordable housing movement.
[Daily Maverick] The consequences of electricity outages for potable water supply can be severe, in extreme cases disrupting supply completely. This is especially true for much of the Gauteng water-supply area, which straddles the continental divide.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] We face a climate emergency.
[Premium Times] About 48 hours after a petrol tanker accident resulted to fire disaster at the Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in the city.
[GroundUp] For over a month rubbish overflowed from green garbage skips all along Sheffield Road, which runs past Rholihlala, Marikana 1 and Marikana 2 informal settlements in Philippi. According to resident Siwaphiwe Dolophu it hadn't been cleaned up from the end of August until the councillor arranged a truck to clean up the road on 17 October. Inside the informal settlement however the situation remains dire.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Copenhagen -Dozens of mayors of cities from every continent pledge cleaner air in a bid to improve urban health and tackle climate change
[Vanguard] Three more dead bodies were recovered, yesterday, at the Ochanja Market in Onitsha, which got burnt when a tanker filled with fuel caught fire at the Upper Iweka area of the commercial city.
[Daily Trust] Mr Sylvanus Unogu, the former Director, Population Management, National Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday reiterated the need for the country to conduct headcount (census) for national planning.
[Premium Times] The death toll from the Onitsha market fire has increased to three, with witnesses saying it could be higher.
[Vanguard] Many people were trapped and feared dead, yesterday, while scores of persons sustained injuries in Onitsha, Anambra State, as a petrol-laden tanker lost control, crashed into Toronto Hospital at Upper Iweka, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway and burst into flames.
[Deutsche Welle] Nanotechnology, blockchain, cloud computing: Sierra Leone's President Bio is banking on the most advanced technology to leapfrog the country out of poverty.
[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Cape Peninsula - home to the picturesque city of Cape Town - is part of the only region in the world with fynbos. Fynbos is the world's most diverse vegetation type - even more so than tropical rainforests.
[GroundUp] "This was a new invasion and the people had not settled there. No court order was required," says City
[GroundUp] Last month, Ndifuna Ukwazi launched litigation in the Western Cape High Court to advance inclusionary housing in Cape Town. Some members of the public may be asking: what is inclusionary housing? Why do we need it? How does it work? Who can access an affordable housing unit? Also, how does it affect property developers?
[GroundUp] The uMgungundlovu municipality in Pietermaritzburg has broken its promise to send contractors to Maqongqo to fix taps which have never had water since their installation four years ago.
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