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​Women should design public toilets

Consulting women about their needs would go a long way towards ensuring their health and safety

India – lack of toilets a breeding ground for disease and death

With half of India's population without access to toilets, people are paying a high price for the slow pace of change in improving sanitation.

Foundations are laid to tackle the mud schools debacle

Lawyers and activists say the Eastern Cape education department must make public its schedule of repairs to schools.

Toilet activist on Cape metro council

Cape Town's toilet saga will come under the spotlight again after Andile Lili moves into the metro council as a proportional representative.

Put party poopers on the spot

The open toilet debacle, dirty as it is, creates an opportunity for voters. The <i>M&G</i> weighs in.

The toilet election

The municipal election campaign is in the toilet, literally -- the delivery of the most basic service of all has come to dominate the polls.

Toilet tenders stink

Fresh allegations of tender corruption in the unenclosed toilets saga have been levelled against Moqhaka Municipality officials in the Free State.

Toilet trouble leaves Rammulotsi on the edge of its seat

A week before the elections, the toilet scandal gripping SA has thrust a small town into the national spotlight, leaving residents flustered and wary.

ANC: We knew about mayor’s links to open toilets

The ANC says Moqhaka mayor Mantebu Mokgosi had told them her husband's company was a subcontractor in the Viljoenskroon open toilet scandal.

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Vodacom swindled out of more than R24m worth of Apple iPhones

A former employee allegedly ran an intricate scam to steal 8700 phones from the cellular giant

We will find resources to ensure the Zondo commission completes its work — Lamola

Justice Minister Ronald Lamola says his department will ensure the state capture commission is afforded the financial resources to complete its work, despite the treasury’s uncertainty

Tobacco industry calls Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to appeal ban a costly folly

The minister could spend the state’s money on fighting Covid-19 and cigarette cartels, tobacco manufacturers argue

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