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Will villages across SA remain without water after elections?

May 13, 2019
Opinion & Commentary  

South Africans want actual change as the dust of elections settles, but will it come?

Evicted: “The Red Ants broke into people’s shacks”

February 27, 2019
Features  

A few days before Christmas, while residents of a farm behind Cradlestone Mall were at work, the notorious Red Ants marched onto the land and tore down their homes.

One toilet for patients and staff at Limpopo clinic

November 27, 2018
OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – With only a single working toilet shared by both male and female patients at Sibasa Clinic in Makwarela, outside Thohoyandou, security personnel at the clinic are concerned.

Parents building school toilets for their kids

November 19, 2018
News  

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.

Threat of antibiotic resistance from Cape Town’s drought

January 31, 2018
News  

Cape Town’s drought could fuel growing resistance to common antibiotics as more people are expected to become sick when normal hygiene practices are pushed aside in the name of saving water – resulting in more antibiotics being dispensed.

No end in sight for Vhembe’s water woes

January 30, 2018
News   OurHealth  

LIMPOPO – Despite the Vhembe District Municipality having reached an agreement with the Department of Water and Sanitation to settle their bulk water bill which now sits at R 300-million, the rural municipality is facing various additional problems.

Hundreds of toilets for rural community in Limpopo

January 9, 2018
News  

The provision of 400 toilets for the residents of Mavhunga village, outside Louis Trichard, has brought an end to years of struggle.