Hundreds of Northern Cape families evacuated amid row over wall defences

07 February 2021 - 00:00
By graeme hosken AND Graeme Hosken

Hundreds of Northern Cape families are evacuating their farms as an incomplete R1.2bn flood protection wall project - designed to keep thousands of farmers and their crops safe - battles to hold back a raging Orange River.

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Please visit in your desktop to view our latest subscription options.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Sign In

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.