SANITATION

Vandalism during lockdown drains Motherwell school’s budget

Parents have started patrolling the grounds to scare off vandals

By Joseph Chirume - 29 June 2020

104-year-old woman has to go to the toilet in the open

Elisa Khumalo has watched as other people in the area get new toilets but not her

By Teboho Moloi - 24 June 2020

“Commuters have to urinate in the open,” says PE taxi driver

Taxi rank public toilets badly vandalised last year have remained closed

By Joseph Chirume - 24 June 2020

Sophiatown residents’ 20-year battle for services and housing

City says it can’t provide services on land it does not own

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 June 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way

By Peter Luhanga - 23 June 2020

Residents thank Covid-19 pandemic for sanitation

After 23 years using a pit latrine, community gets chemical toilets

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020

Residents of Kliptown, where the Freedom Charter was signed, still don’t have decent toilets

“What government is saying about hygiene is an insult to us”

By Chris Gilili - 9 June 2020

Pietermaritzburg schools shut down by protesters demanding water

“They must give water to the community before the schools”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 9 June 2020

Covid-19: Mother fears for disabled daughter’s life

Woman with debilitating co-morbidities lives with five people in a shack that has no toilet

By Buziwe Nocuze - 5 June 2020

Swartland police fire rubber bullets and teargas at shack dwellers

Silvertown residents are demanding basic municipal services

By Peter Luhanga - 4 June 2020

KZN scrambling to get school with no toilets and water ready for learners

KZN education MEC says infrastructure problems at Insika High could be resolved soon

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 June 2020

“The only time they flock here is when they want our votes” says Pietermaritzburg resident

The City has promised to send a team to resolve issues of sanitation in Mkhondeni

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 May 2020

150 people use one woman’s toilet

“I feel for her. If it was someone else, they would never accept what we are doing.”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 22 May 2020

Covid-19: Sanitation is a struggle in Kleinbegin in the winelands

People in Tulbagh informal settlement demand water tanks

By Marecia Damons - 19 May 2020

Water tanks run dry in Motherwell informal settlements

“Residents spend time in long queues waiting to fetch water” says community leader

By Joseph Chirume - 19 May 2020

Philippi residents cry foul over stagnant water

City blames company building CTM in Mitchells Plain for damaged pipeline

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 15 May 2020