As the prolonged drought continues to wreak havoc across KZN, the provincial cabinet will tomorrow, Wednesday 18 November, unveil a comprehensive work-plan to be implemented as a matter of urgency to mitigate the impact of water shortages and the resultant collapse in the agricultural economy as well threat to wildlife which is a tourism magnet for KwaZulu-Natal.
As part of an emergency response strategy, MECs, led by KZN Premier Senzo Mchunu, will convene in uMkhanyakude for their weekly cabinet meeting where they will formulate a strategy to address the enduring drought. The choice of uMkhanyakude for this occasion reflects the severity of drought in this area. The strategy will be presented to the public in a special media briefing.
Members of the media are invited to attend the media briefing, the details of which are as follows:
Date:18 November 2015
Venue:Hluhluwe, Protea Hotel
Cell: 082 884 2403
Cell: 060 9664 220
SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS