JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will experience water rationing if consumers do not heed calls to cut consumption to avoid a collapse of the water system as dam levels fall after a drought, an official in the country's water department said on Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors said on Thursday they charged 22 people, 21 of them for qualified homicide, for their roles in the collapse of a tailings dam at the Samarco iron ore mine last November that killed 19...
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has partnered with Iran to develop desalination plants along all coastal communities to boost water supplies, the water minister said on Wednesday, as the worst drought in living memory dries dams.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's financial hub Johannesburg hit a record temperature of 37 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the South African Weather Service said, as a drought persisted in Africa's largest producer of maize.
KARIBA, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's main hydro power dam could stop producing electricity in six months if water levels keep falling after the nation's worst drought in more than two decades, an official said on Friday.