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A paradigm shift: ending the madness of the flush

Conventional waterborne systems connected to centralised sewers are usually the preferred gold-standard choice for sanitation around the world. On the other side of the technological scale are on-site sanitation systems. Although less popular among...
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Water master plan on the cards for the North West

The North West is in the process of developing a provincial master plan to respond to the region’s current of water and sanitation challenges. Speaking at the recent Provincial Water Summit, Motlalepula Rosho, North West MEC for Local Government...

Breaking through sanitation’s glass ceiling

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says that her department has “managed to break through the glass ceiling” when it comes to sanitation in schools. “As you know the president has made money available to eradicate pit latrines within three...
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Improving sanitation across the continent

If Africa wants to revolutionise the sanitation landscape it will have to transition its current view of sanitation as a social service towards building the sanitation industry.   This is according to Dr Canisius Kanangire, Executive Secretary of...