Now is the time for accountability. Our leaders must deal with the consequences of their failures.
Most of the wastewater produced worldwide receives no treatment and the nutrients in wastewater go to waste. Here’s how households can draw these nutrients from urine
The auditor general’s report on local government stated that most councils did not spend their infrastructure development budgets and did not address concerns regarding financial controls
Four affected schools have remained closed because they don’t meet the Covid-19 regulations, due in part, to the defacement caused
New, ultra-modern toilets are hygienic – and they save water
By using our urine and faeces as resources rather than waste, we can save our most precious resource – water
It will develop and scale the pathogen-killing, water-smart, reinvented toilet in South Africa
Contemptuous municipal attitudes have compromised public sanitation in Durban forcing people into undignified, unhealthy and dangerous situations.
Consulting women about their needs would go a long way towards ensuring their health and safety
Converting faecal sludge into biochar benefits both communities and the environment
Interventions should be about building facilities that offer dignity to our children
Open defecation is a reality for many people around the world. Here’s what it translates to.
Children at 49% of these schools have no sanitation facilities or totally inadequate ones
Transgender people will face further stigma if they are told they can’t use the lavatory
Mvula Trust is in the spotlight after giving a R21m sanitation contract to an employee’s husband.
Despite a R60-million budget, employing 900 janitors for 160 communities and servicing 11 000 toilets, poor planning has failed the city.
The City of Cape Town has spent over R13-million repairing stolen or vandalised flush toilets and standpipes in the past six months.
More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.
Why do miners strike? The M&G spoke to residents of a township near Gold Fields, who live without electricity and proper toilets.
The Western Cape has become a battleground over open toilets.
The department of human settlements has criticised five people who were arrested for dumping human waste at Cape Town International Airport.
So everyone wants flush toilets linked to a drainage system. Does anyone know whether there is a budget for this; what, indeed, would it cost?
Eben Venter was raised on a sheep farm, which might add a frisson to his latest novel ?Wolf, Wolf.
The South African Human Rights Commission has expressed satisfaction with the enclosing of toilets in Rammulotsi, Free State.
On World Toilet Day, we take a look at the state of public facilities, from the humblest latrines to the most opulent thrones.
The City of Cape Town is committed to doing all it can to make Cape Town caring, safe and inclusive.
Cape Town is revising a pioneering programme that was meant to maintain and keep toilets clean and provide jobs.
Gauteng’s second-best municipality seems to have a grip on things, but service delivery still falls short, writes Kwanele Sosibo.
The popularity of saniters has as much to do with health as fashion and the jury is out over their efficacy, writes Laura Barton.
Township toilets are being enclosed but municipalities lack a maintenance plan.
A team of chemical engineers at UKZN is hard at work trying to develop a high-tech, multi-use toilet that people in the developing world will want.
There are no open toilets in Merafong municipality, mayor Papi Molokwane said, reacting to an allegation there were unenclosed toilets in Khutsong.