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Catalysing a new sanitation paradigm for South Africa

New, ultra-modern toilets are hygienic – and they save water

Water Research Commission launches Sastep

Innovative sanitation technologies will create thousands of vital jobs

Water Research Commission launches new programme

It will develop and scale the pathogen-killing, water-smart, reinvented toilet in South Africa

The law and the horror of the death of Michael Komape

The Supreme Court of Appeal this week heard argument on why the law, as it now stands, is inadequate to compensate the Komape family

The struggle to uncapture the classroom

With their submissions to the commission of inquiry into state capture, two civil society groups have set out to root out corruption in education

Bare minimum is just not enough

The stipend for the community work programme is R780 a month — but they want the basic minimum wage of R3 500 a month that some workers now get

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

Proper sanitation in schools is a human right

In the public-school system, more than 11 000 schools have been provided with flush toilets since 1994

#WorldToiletDay: Give pupils dignity and safety by providing toilets

Poor facilities rob pupils and teachers of basic rights and also lead to absenteeism and drop-outs

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Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

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5G technology is the future

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JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

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