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Makhura urged to improve grim state of school sanitation

July 8, 2019

Activists demand that Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi be held accountable for failing to adequately install proper toilets in schools.

Parents building school toilets for their kids

November 19, 2018

The ongoing challenge of pit toilets at schools is continuing, with the situation in the Eastern Cape become so dire that parents have taken to actually building toilets themselves.

EC schools need billions to replace pit latrines

June 7, 2018

More than 3000 schools in the Eastern Cape Province – about 60% of all schools in the province – don’t have proper sanitation.

Angry contractors leave a school without toilets

April 17, 2018
News   OurHealth   Water & Sanitation  

LIMPOPO – While most of the schools damaged during demarcation protests in Vuwani have been renovated, Frank Mukhaswakule Primary School in Mashau village has been left with unfinished classrooms, dilapidated old pit toilets and dangerous holes on the school grounds.

Komape family refused a pauper’s burial for their son

November 24, 2017

LIMPOPO – Two days after Michael Komape’s death in a school toilet, his family was offered a “pauper’s burial” by the Department of Social Development.

Progress for school toilets in Winterveldt

August 8, 2013

Since OurHealth reported earlier this year on the appalling toilet conditions at Winterveldt schools in Tshwane some improvements have begun.

Hundred-year old primary school still has pit toilets

July 29, 2013
Environmental Health   OurHealth  

One of the oldest Primary Schools in Limpopo, Lukau Primary, does not have toilets.