PICTURES FROM THE FIELD - 23 August 2019

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula watching unroadworthy taxis being scrapped as part of the taxi recapitalisation programme.

Video Spotlight

  • The power utility is planning to challenge the national regulator in court over a tariff increase, it says is not enough. Courtesy #DStv403

  • The South African Human Rights Commission has issued a water-usage warning to Hammanskraal residents in Pretoria. It says water in Hammanskraal is not fit for human consumption. Courtesy #DStv403

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    Trevor Mallard, speaker in the country's House of Representatives, posted an image on his Twitter page of him feeding MP Tamati Coffey's newborn son while in the speaker's chair.

  • A Greenpeace study shows that the town of Kriel in Mpumalanga is the second-highest emitter of toxic sulphur dioxide in the world.