Cape Town spends R13m on toilet repairs

The City of Cape Town has spent over R13-million repairing stolen or vandalised flush toilets and standpipes in the past six months.

One toilet to every 100 pupils, finds study

More than 100 pupils have to share a single toilet at over half of the high schools in Tembisa, found nongovernmental organisation Equal Education.

Miners: This is how we live

Why do miners strike? The M&G spoke to residents of a township near Gold Fields, who live without electricity and proper toilets.

Technology alone cannot solve toilet trouble

The Western Cape has become a battleground over open toilets.

Housing department condemns poo-fighters

The department of human settlements has criticised five people who were arrested for dumping human waste at Cape Town International Airport.

Let cash-flush Fifa cough up

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?

The wolf at the door

Eben Venter was raised on a sheep farm, which might add a frisson to his latest novel ?Wolf, Wolf.

SAHRC satisfied with progress on closing open toilets

The South African Human Rights Commission has expressed satisfaction with the enclosing of toilets in Rammulotsi, Free State.

Deep read: Minding our pees and queues

On World Toilet Day, we take a look at the state of public facilities, from the humblest latrines to the most opulent thrones.

Toilet solution in the pipeline

The City of Cape Town is committed to doing all it can to make Cape Town caring, safe and inclusive.

Sanitation plan goes down the drain in Khayelitsha

Cape Town is revising a pioneering programme that was meant to maintain and keep toilets clean and provide jobs.

Heidelberg: Even ‘good’ towns have bucket loos

Gauteng's second-best municipality seems to have a grip on things, but service delivery still falls short, writes Kwanele Sosibo.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories