South Africa needs a way to incorporate active citizens within the prevailing constitutional and legal structures, so as to strengthen all levels of government.
There has been growing discontent with many local authorities and calls by concerned citizens for the municipalities to be dissolved.
Detection of a virus in wastewater implies the presence of infected people in a community. It's not quite so simple though.
What was once the stuff of urban legends now spreads virally through social media claims the tunnels beneath our cities are used for child trafficking. The truth is both more mundane and important.
Flushable wipes have won a victory in the Federal Court, but you still shouldn't put them down the toilet.
Just because something is advertised as 'flushable' doesn't mean you should put it in your toilet.