Alex Japho Matlala
3 minute read
1 Oct 2021
8:15 am

Mchunu in for a roasting after a disastrous R3bn Giyani water project

Alex Japho Matlala

More than 1 200 villages that have yet to see water supplied to them – despite a promise that the project would be completed by 2017.

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu. Picture: @thedpsa/Twitter.

Water and Sanitation Minister Senzo Mchunu could be in for a torrid time from potential ANC voters next week when he visits the Mopani district of Limpopo to assess progress on the disastrous R3 billion Giyani bulk water project. People in more than 1 200 villages that have yet to see water supplied to them – despite a promise that the project would be completed by 2017 – could be a crucial voting block for the ANC in the upcoming local elections. Some of the residents in the area are threatening not to cast their votes for the ANC if...