Residents forced to find solutions to cope with full pit latrines

2019-08-30 08:01

'You can’t use that toilet when it's warm – the smell sticks to your clothes, so we go by timetable,' Ntshiuoa Chobane tells Health-e.

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Watch: This hi-tech toilet brush automatically cleans itself

2018-09-26 12:06

LUMI's approach to toilet hygiene includes ultraviolet light – and you can get it in South Africa.

City toilets revamp to cost R3 mln

2016-04-22 10:13

Revamping the city’s public toilets may cost about R3 million.

German teen floods club toilet in futile hunt for lost mobile phone

2014-07-31 18:14

A German teen who lost his mobile phone in a pond tried to get it back by draining the water and pumping it into a nearby toilet but caused major damage when the water flooded the tank and sent the waste spewing, a local newspaper

New toilet solves your poop problems

2014-03-19 13:44

A group of design students from the UK have created a toilet that claims to force you into a healthier pooping-position.

What’s behind door number one?

2013-07-16 09:32

Are you skittish about using public toilets. Have you ever wondered what to do when you really have to go?

UN seeks to end toilet ‘taboo’

2013-03-22 12:21

The United Nations launched a campaign to lift a deadly taboo on talking about toilets and to turn the world into an "open defecation-free zone."

How to unblock a toilet...

2012-10-18 09:30

Toilet not flushing? Fix the problem in 5 easy steps!

What does your family call going to the toilet?

2011-08-22 12:47

Tinkle, poo or number 2? Lets see what our Facebook fans had to say about what their families call going to the toilet.

Watch: The toilet isn't the dirtiest place in your home

Around 200,000 different species of bug, bacteria, and fungus live in your house. You may think most of them live in your toilet, but that's not true.

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One dirty toilet for patients and staff at Limpopo clinic

2018-11-26 15:26

Something needs to be done urgently at Sibasa Clinic outside Thohoyandu, as only one operational toilet could lead to crimes such as sexual harassment and rape.

The pooper, the trouper and the Tinder date that caused a stink

2017-09-06 15:32

This could be dubbed the worst first date ever.

World Toilet Day is no joke

2014-11-18 15:01

Imagine this: you are stricken with acute, severe diarrhoea in a public place. The catch: there is no toilet.

Reinventing the toilet to improve global health

2014-03-24 13:09

During the second week-long 'Reinvent the Toilet Fair' taking place in India, scientists are showing their inventions to the public.

Sanitation crisis in Tembisa schools

2014-01-17 15:06

In November 2013, Equal Education released an audit uncovering a sanitation crisis at Tembisa schools. The audit revealed shocking conditions.

Flush mobs

2013-06-27 09:58

Earlier this week we watched a so-called poo protest from the safety of our fifth-floor offices in Adderley Street. Clearly, toilets and sanitation are political and emotional issues.

How you know when you need to go

2013-02-11 09:14

If you have an overactive bladder or incontinence, help could be on the way.

How to fix annoying toilet troubles

2012-06-20 09:32

Defective tank ball? Valve won’t stop running? Flusher lost its strength? Here’s what to do.

Toilet giving you trouble?

2010-09-01 15:23

Valve won’t stop running? Flusher lost its strength? Here’s how to fix those annoying problems before it gets any worse!

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