Sanitisers score hand over fist

The popularity of saniters has as much to do with health as fashion and the jury is out over their efficacy, writes Laura Barton.

University works on multifunctional, desirable toilet

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.

Toilet wars

There are no open toilets in Merafong municipality, mayor Papi Molokwane said, reacting to an allegation there were unenclosed toilets in Khutsong.

ANC mayor stood to profit from open toilets

A company co-controlled by the ANC mayor of a Free State municipality won the tender to build the toilets at the centre of a new political row.

Malema: Heads must roll for new open toilets fiasco

Somebody must take responsibility for the open toilets in the ANC's Viljoenskroon municipality in the Free State, says ANCYL president Julius Malema.

Filthy toilets a blight on Asian prosperity

Fast-growing Asian economies may be flush with money but filthy toilets remain a blight across the region despite rising standards of living.

In a state of denial

Basic service delivery can improve only when local government honestly addresses criticism about its own performance.

Khayelitsha toilet saga rumbles on

The toilets-without-walls saga in Makhaza, Khayelitsha, continued on Wednesday with the release of a report by the City of Cape Town.

Youth league leader a potty pooper

Cape Town mayor Dan Plato says an ANCYL official played integral part in installing toilets. The <i>M&G</i> quizzed him about the issue.

Beijing hopes to flush away toilet stigma

Beijing's notoriously foul-smelling and poorly tended public toilets will feature some rarely seen luxuries during the Olympics.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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