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DA Northern Cape lays criminal charges against Emthanjeni Municipality [SOUND]

# The DA in the Northern Cape has laid criminal charges against the Emthanjeni Municipality, for its persistent failure to supply basic water and sanitation services to residents of De Aar, Hanover, and Britstown. The National Water Act and the Water Services Act impose specific duties on municipalities, which flow from constitutional provisions that protect the right to sufficient water and a healthy environment. The DA’s, Fawzia Rhoda, says the municipality has failed in its duty to meet residents’ basic needs:

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