pit toilets

 
Can the law compensate for grief ?
Can the law compensate for grief ?
In a country where the Constitution aspires to equality and dignity for all, how do the courts ensure proper compensation for the loss...
The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape
The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape
The death of Michael Komape was more than just a tragedy; it was a “horror”,...
Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?
Financial compensation for grief and sorrow?
If there ever was a case that warranted a rethink on present delict laws, it is this, advocacy groups Section 27 and Equal Education will argue in...
The struggle to uncapture the classroom
The struggle to uncapture the classroom
Corruption in the education system means schoolchildren cannot learn. Without learning, they will be excluded from the next industrial revolution...
Bare minimum is just not enough
Bare minimum is just not enough
Sarah Rabotapi once viewed the logo of the Community Work Programme (CWP) on the right shoulder of her orange overalls as a promise of a better...
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Limpopo’s number of pit toilets don’t add up
Polly Boshielo, the Limpopo MEC for education, has committed to eliminating pit toilets in the province by the end of this financial year. Giving...
Unions want bold strides for teachers
Unions want bold strides for teachers
Teacher unions want whoever is going to be appointed as minister of basic education to urgently deal with the problems of school infrastructure,...
Proper sanitation in schools is a human right
Proper sanitation in schools is a human right
In March this year, South Africa marked Human Rights Month under the theme “promoting and deepening human rights across society”. This was the...
#WorldToiletDay: Give pupils dignity and safety by providing toilets
#WorldToiletDay: Give pupils dignity and safety by providing toilets
When nature calls, we need a toilet. But inadequate sanitation in schools is prevalent nationwide. Gauteng and the Western Cape, for instance,...
Equal Education: Ramaphosa’s #SAFEInitiative is ‘ironic’
Equal Education: Ramaphosa’s #SAFEInitiative is ‘ironic’
In response to consistent calls by rural communities and civil society organisations for better infrastructure in schools, President Cyril...
Another child drowns in a pit toilet, this time at home
Another child drowns in a pit toilet, this time at home
A three-year-old boy has died after he allegedly fell into a pit toilet at Diteteng village in Moletji, Limpopo police said on Thursday.
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
Motshekga: ‘What we need is money’
South Africa does not have enough resources to meet growing demands like the eradication of pit toilets, Minister of Basic Education Angie...

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