pit toilets

 
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...
Understanding the Michael Komape judgment
Understanding the Michael Komape judgment
Judge Gerrit Muller handed down judgment...
No relief for the Komape family
No relief for the Komape family
The family of Michael Komape did not hear Judge Gerrit Muller say the word “dismissed”, rejecting their damages claim for pain and suffering....
Court dismisses damages claim by Komape family
Court dismisses damages claim by Komape family
It took Judge Gerrit Muller of the Polokwane High Court in Limpopo about 15 minutes to hand down judgment after a wait of just over two years from...

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