Makana has again failed to obey court order, says LRC

Progress clearing dumpsites has been made but “there is a long way to go”


Brief | 9 November 2022

Toilets closed at Knysna taxi rank: municipality blames loadshedding

Commuters, vendors and taxi drivers complain about the smell


News | 3 November 2022

Stolen toilets sold to desperate families in Cape Town

At least 42 toilets have been stolen and sold in Dunoon


News | 27 October 2022

Truck torched in Gqeberha protest

Khayamnandi protesters blame frequent changes in leadership for lack of development


Brief | 19 October 2022

There’s nothing here to vandalise, Dunoon residents tell officials on anti-vandalism drive

Don’t lecture us about “water is life” when we have no water, says activist


News | 10 October 2022

More than two years since construction started, toilets remain incomplete in Free State village

The contract was terminated due to unsatisfactory progress a year ago


Brief | 3 October 2022

Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town


News | 28 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years


News | 28 September 2022

We want more toilets and better access to water, say Centurion shack dwellers

But City of Tshwane says it has already provided what it can with its budget


Brief | 21 September 2022

Ndabeni protesters block busy road

City of Cape Town says it can’t provide services to shack dwellers living on private land


News | 20 September 2022

Gqeberha taxi driver dies after crashing into a protest barricade

Protest called off after mayor promises chemical toilets


News | 16 September 2022

1,000 people share two toilets at this informal settlement

M19 blocked in both directions by eThekwini protesters


Brief | 6 September 2022

Delays in cleaners’ contracts leave toilets dirty and blocked

Nearly 400 households at Kliprand informal settlement in Gqeberha share these toilets


News | 29 August 2022

Mobile showers for homeless people: “mother of water” bus launched

“I just cried underneath the water,” says homeless woman after first hot shower in ages


News | 26 August 2022

Iconic women’s housing project of the 1990s, today awash in sewage

Residents of Victoria Mxenge Housing Development have taken the City of Cape Town to the Ombudsman after three years of overflowing sewers


News | 22 August 2022

Free State drinking water polluted by sewage

Winburg one of many towns in the province with unsafe drinking water


News | 3 August 2022