South Africa: Students look for alternatives to unusable toilets

Here is why some students in the African nation are skipping school.

by

    Toilets in some public schools in South Africa are dirty, disgusting and dangerous, especially for children.

    Government leaders are promising improvements following the death of two students. However, that is unlikely for another 12 years.

    Campaigners for better education say it is a national disgrace.

     

    Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports from the Eastern Cape province.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.