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Drought-Stricken Cape Town Braces For Water To Run Out In April

Drought-Stricken Cape Town Braces For Water To Run Out In April

The city, hard hit by what is believed to be the worst drought in its history, has also introduced punitive tariff on families for using above 6,000 liters of water per month. The Cape Town Dams System consisting of six dams serving mainly City of Cape Town this week is at 25.3%. The minister claimed the premier and DA are trying to absolve themselves of responsibilities in the management of the water crisis and shift blame to the national government.


Globalisation faces 'major crisis' Macron warns in Davos

Globalisation faces 'major crisis' Macron warns in Davos

Macron also revealed that France will set up a 10 billion euro ($12.4 billion) fund to finance innovation and research. Mr Macron, who swept to power a year ago after defeating right-wing politician Marine Le Pen with a promise of economic reform, said that countries were "moving back to strategies of non-co-operation, undoing what globalisation has been able to achieve".


Solect expects pain from new solar tariff

Solect expects pain from new solar tariff

Last November, the International Energy Agency (IEA), in its flagship publication, World Energy Outlook-2017 (WEO-2017), said fast-declining costs would turn solar power into the cheapest source of new electricity generation over the next 25 years .


US Forces Kill 150 ISIS Fighters in Airstrike in Syria, Says Pentagon

US Forces Kill 150 ISIS Fighters in Airstrike in Syria, Says Pentagon

The head of USA commandos in Iraq and Syria said the strike shows ISIS has not been defeated. Central Command said in a statement on Tuesday. According to a coalition statement, the air strikes took place Saturday near Al-Shafah, in Deir Ezzor province, on an IS headquarters where the militants appeared to have been "massing for movement".


Shiv Sena rift: Will Uddhav Thackeray's gamble work?

Shiv Sena rift: Will Uddhav Thackeray's gamble work?

Taking potshots at the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress, Mr. Raut said, "BJP will be Sena's enemy in the elections , as the Congress is in a state of hibernation and the NCP has not been able to get its act together in the State".


At least three people killed in U.S. drone attack on northwest Pakistan

At least three people killed in U.S. drone attack on northwest Pakistan

The pre-dawn strike took place well inside Pakistan territory, more than 50 kilometres from the Afghan border in Mamuzai village of Kurram tribal district. The US has stepped up attacks on the Haqqani Network in recent weeks and months with armed drones. Trump accused Pakistan of providing "safe havens to agents of chaos".