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Water you up to? Minister back-pedals on dissolving water boards

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Water you up to? Minister back-pedals on dissolving water boards

Confusion reigns – and a legal fight looms – as Sisulu cans four of SA’s boards, then backtracks on three

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Last week, human settlements, water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu dissolved the boards of four of SA’s 13 water boards, saying they were appointed by her predecessor, Gugile Nkwinti, and had not been properly ratified by cabinet.

The boards Sisulu dissolved were Amatola Water in the Eastern Cape, Lepelle Northern Water in Limpopo, Sedibeng Water in the Free State, and Magalies Water in North West.

Sisulu also dissolved the board of the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), which falls under her department...

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