Water and sanitation minister Lindiwe Sisulu has hit back at her detractors – which include cabinet colleagues - who criticise her ambitious R900bn water master plan which she regards as the best option to address SA’s water crisis.

Speaking to Business Day on the sidelines of the ANC’s 108th birthday celebrations in Kimberley at the weekend, Sisulu said the drought , which has led to Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape and the Free State declared disaster areas, was giving her sleepless nights...

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