sanitation

 
​Women should design public toilets
​Women should design public toilets
Despite the evolved role of women in society, there are still obstacles that need to be overcome on the path to true transformation. One of these...
Women prove that social franchising can work
Women prove that social franchising can work
The four women carry the pride of their achievements like mothers who have given birth to newborn babies. Nozibele Mbasa, Nocawe Luphulwana,...
Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market
Secure water future for South Africa through an innovative sanitation market
We all know that water stress is South Africa’s problem and that in the next few decades we will reach a point where our water availability...
Township sanitation remains the pits
Township sanitation remains the pits
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s commitment to addressing the atrociously poor sanitation in schools seriously (Proper sanitation is a human...
Flushing money down the loo
Flushing money down the loo
It’s no secret that South Africa’s water sector faces big problems. Old infrastructure is falling apart. New infrastructure is not being...
Solid waste management and sustainable development
Solid waste management and sustainable development
At the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002, which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, governments reaffirmed the importance...
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
‘Parents, NGOs must pay for school toilets’
Counsel for the state this week said that providing toilets at public schools cannot “solely” be the responsibility of the department of...
Lack of proper sanitation costs Africa over $19-billion annually, nearly 1% of GDP
Lack of proper sanitation costs Africa over $19-billion annually, nearly 1% of GDP
Africa is a continent of astonishing potential. But if it is to build the future its citizens deserve, we have to see increased effort to remove the...
Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum
Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum
When David Ingavo, a village elder in the Kibera slums in Nairobi, started having persistent stomach problems, he assumed they were normal...
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
[Slideshow]Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!
Sanitation problems in Kibera have caused outbreaks of cholera, but the new Peepoo bag could be the answer.
Has President Jacob Zuma's government done 'a good job'?
Has President Jacob Zuma's government done 'a good job'?
President Jacob Zuma's government has done "a good job of stabilising the economy and investing in infrastructure to propel the economy into the next...

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