Despite a R60-million budget, employing 900 janitors for 160 communities and servicing 11 000 toilets, poor planning has failed the city.
The City of Cape Town has spent over R13-million repairing stolen or vandalised flush toilets and standpipes in the past six months.
More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.
Why do miners strike? The M&G spoke to residents of a township near Gold Fields, who live without electricity and proper toilets.
The Western Cape has become a battleground over open toilets.
The department of human settlements has criticised five people who were arrested for dumping human waste at Cape Town International Airport.
So everyone wants flush toilets linked to a drainage system. Does anyone know whether there is a budget for this; what, indeed, would it cost?
Eben Venter was raised on a sheep farm, which might add a frisson to his latest novel ?Wolf, Wolf.
The South African Human Rights Commission has expressed satisfaction with the enclosing of toilets in Rammulotsi, Free State.
On World Toilet Day, we take a look at the state of public facilities, from the humblest latrines to the most opulent thrones.
The City of Cape Town is committed to doing all it can to make Cape Town caring, safe and inclusive.
Cape Town is revising a pioneering programme that was meant to maintain and keep toilets clean and provide jobs.
Gauteng's second-best municipality seems to have a grip on things, but service delivery still falls short, writes Kwanele Sosibo.
The popularity of saniters has as much to do with health as fashion and the jury is out over their efficacy, writes Laura Barton.
Township toilets are being enclosed but municipalities lack a maintenance plan.
A team of chemical engineers at UKZN is hard at work trying to develop a high-tech, multi-use toilet that people in the developing world will want.
There are no open toilets in Merafong municipality, mayor Papi Molokwane said, reacting to an allegation there were unenclosed toilets in Khutsong.
A company co-controlled by the ANC mayor of a Free State municipality won the tender to build the toilets at the centre of a new political row.