Action Needed to Resolve Toilet Unrest Along N2

Recent Protest Action Comes After Months of Conflict and Failure to Act Dramatic closures of Cape Town’s N2 highway by former employees of Sannicare – a private company contracted by the City of Cape Town to service certain container toilets across the city’s informal settlements – have captured the public’s attention over recent weeks. While…


SJC Responds To City of Cape Town’s Commitment to “Eradicate” the Bucket System

Statement Comes Days After Social Audit Exposes Severe Shortcomings in Sanitation Provision The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) notes Mayor Patricia de Lille’s and Premier Helen Zille’s press statement,[1] announcing the rollout of 12 500 portable flush toilets (PFTs) to various informal settlements across Cape Town.  This will add to the 11 307 already in circulation.  While…



Letter from Councillor Ernest Sonnenberg to SJC, 18 March 2013 including access control sheets of waste disposal sites and vehicle tracking reports for February 2013