Polls indicate that South Africans are unlikely to totally abandon the African National Congress.
South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance needs to face its racial dilemmas.
Governing parties and officials need to take note of the frustration being expressed by ordinary South Africans.
Cape Town's new water map shows users who are within the water restriction limit.
A drought levy is being proposed for water scarce Cape Town. The levy is facing wide opposition and there are claims it's punitive and punishes those trying to save water.