Water

WATCH | Battling crocodiles and bureaucrats: life at Lepelle River

Officials 'ignore' court orders to supply water to villages

16 February 2020 - 00:00 By JEFF WICKS

Elias Seloma stands on the banks of the Lepelle River, a stone's throw from his village of Elandskraal in rural Limpopo, scanning the murky water for crocodiles.

The decade-long failure of the Sekhukhune district municipality to supply 7,200 households in five villages with water is what drives the 20-year-old into the shallows every day...

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