Sanitation

Is Cape Town’s mayor winning the war on sewage?

Cape Town still has a sewage pollution crisis, but the mayor is “on the right track”, says expert

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News | 1 December 2022

Dunoon suit salesman becomes successful bin cleaner

Siyanda Nohashe is making a business out of servicing rubbish bins

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Brief | 30 November 2022

30 things the City has done to clean up Cape Town’s vleis, rivers and wetlands

All water quality test results are now available to the public online

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Opinion | 22 November 2022

Turning Soweto’s rubbish into income

Lebogang Parkie and his friends have persevered despite a terrible attempt to derail their business

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Video | 22 November 2022

Gqeberha protesters block roads after toilet cleaning company downs tools

Govan Mbeki Village residents say the municipality has not paid the cleaning company

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Brief | 21 November 2022

eThekwini flooded with sewage due to treatment plant failures

Experts and political parties have accused the municipality of minimising the enormity of the sewage pollution

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News | 11 November 2022

Gqeberha is losing the war on dumping

Nearly 2,000 illegal dumpsites in Nelson Mandela Bay

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Brief | 11 November 2022

Makana has again failed to obey court order, says LRC

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

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Brief | 9 November 2022

Toilets closed at Knysna taxi rank: municipality blames loadshedding

Commuters, vendors and taxi drivers complain about the smell

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News | 3 November 2022

Stolen toilets sold to desperate families in Cape Town

At least 42 toilets have been stolen and sold in Dunoon

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News | 27 October 2022

Truck torched in Gqeberha protest

Khayamnandi protesters blame frequent changes in leadership for lack of development

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Brief | 21 September 2022