SANITATION

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Bureaucracy leaves Khayelitsha toilets uncleaned since last year

Because janitors don’t have inoculations residents live with shit

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 6 August 2018

Two toilets for dozens of residents in Khayelitsha

City says shacks in Enkanini will need to be relocated to make space for more toilets

By Vincent Lali - 3 August 2018
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Rats and raw sewage part of daily life in Dunoon

City to spend R5 million to combat blocked drains in the area

By Peter Luhanga - 1 August 2018
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Rubbish piles up in East London

Duncan village may have to wait until next year for illegal dump sites to be cleared

By Chris Gilili - 30 July 2018
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Durban residents will take to the streets if City doesn’t clean up its act

Municipality unresponsive on blocked and broken toilets in Siyathuthuka

By Nokulunga Majola - 24 July 2018
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Living on the banks of a river of sewage

Open sewage flows past 100 RDP homes in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 23 July 2018
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“We can never vote while breathing human waste every day”

Sewer overflowing since last year say East London residents

By Chris Gilili - 23 July 2018
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Rural school gets toilets thanks to private company

For years primary school children were forced to use an open field

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 20 July 2018
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Hundreds share one working toilet in Khayelitsha neighbourhood

Shortage of inoculations prevents toilets from being serviced

By Vincent Lali - 19 July 2018
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Community installs its own toilets after crowdfunded campaign

Construction of flushing toilets has begun, but the unresponsive Ekurhuleni municipality may spoil the project

By Zoë Postman - 17 July 2018
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Playground for rats at Redhill informal settlement

Municipality dispatches rodent control team

By Nokulunga Majola - 13 July 2018
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The worst toilets in Khayelitsha?

Residents in K2 say toilets haven’t been cleaned this year

By Vincent Lali - 13 July 2018
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300 toilets without houses after five years

Uitenhage housing beneficiaries were moved to the toilets a year ago

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 July 2018
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Municipality fails to fix burst pipe for two years, says resident

Uitenhage resident says area around his house remains waterlogged despite reporting the problem to the City several times

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 9 July 2018
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Residents “take back” their community with clean-up initiative

The International Peace Youth Group in partnership with PRASA and Netreg residents cleaned the area around the train station on Saturday

By Chumani Mazwi - 9 July 2018
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No toilets for informal settlement in Mthatha

The municipality says it can’t provide services because residents occupied the land illegally

By Kwanele Mketeni - 6 July 2018