drought

The preservation of water is everyone’s responsibility

According to South African Human Rights Commission, Chapter 2 of the Constitution of South Africa provides that everyone has the right to have access...

SADC Chairperson, His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob speaks on the effects of Cyclone...

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) notes with great sadness the devastation caused by the recent tropical Cyclone Idai in the SADC region, in...

Gift of the Givers appeals for Beaufort West water help

South African relief aid organisation the Gift of the Givers has appealed to all South Africans to help combat the drought in the Western...

Gift of the Givers appeals for Beaufort West water help

South African relief aid organisation the Gift of the Givers has appealed to all South Africans to help combat the drought in the Western...

Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Emily Thomas

In a series of five articles, we share stories from Gift of the Givers volunteers in their own words as the organisation marks its...

Gift of the Givers: 25 years of philanthropy: Owen Williams

In a series of five articles, we share stories from Gift of the Givers volunteers in their own words as the organisation marks its...

Ten South African human rights achievements

South Africa has made some astounding strides in recognising and achieving human rights in the past 22 years. In the run up to Human Rights Day, we look back at some milestones.

Saving Kenyan wildlife from drought, one truck at a time

Patrick Mwalua drives a truck hundreds of kilometres four times a week to deliver much needed water supplies to animals in Kenya's drought-stricken Tsavo...

Infographic: what you can do to save water

Small changes at home and work can go a long way to minimise the effects of the current drought in South Africa. We've collected...

Southern Africa is running dry

Forty one million people in the SADC region of Africa are in need of humanitarian food aid. The worst drought in 35 years is...