Farmers thirst for drop of hope

06 October 2019 - 00:13 By PENELOPE MASHEGO and ASHA SPECKMAN

The government is about to go public with the final version of its new master plan to tackle SA's acute water challenges, with an announcement possible this week.

It can't come too soon for the farmers of Northern Cape, who are among those hardest hit by persistent drought and water shortages and whose communities are slowly dying as employment prospects diminish and businesses flee...

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