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  • The big drop: The price of all grades of petrol will drop by 67 cents a litre next week, says the energy department. Click on the pic to find out more. Picture: Bertram Malgas/Foto24  

  • Fighting tooth and nail: The Economic Freedom Fighters will go to court to fight suspension from Parliament, said party leader Julius Malema. Click on the pic to find out more. Picture: Leon Sadiki/City Press  

  • Dodgy dealings? The Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court has heard that Portia Sizani, who was the coordinator of the Early Childhood Development programme, had arranged for money to be deposited in a state witness’s bank account while she waited to be employed as a teacher. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Theo Jeptha/Foto24  

  • Standing her ground: Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has tweeted that she had the right to publish the letter she wrote to President Jacob Zuma, and questioned the ANC’s motives for hounding the person who allegedly leaked the letter to the media. Click on the pic to find out more. Picture: Cornel van Heerden/Foto24  

  • Ready: Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said a contingency plan will be put in place to deal with any chaotic disruptions to parliamentary proceedings. Click on the pic to read more. Picture: Lisa Hnatowicz/Foto24

  • Healthy partnership: Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has appealed to the private healthcare sector to work with the government to strengthen South Africa’s health system. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Ntswe Mokoena/GCIS

  • Exclusive: For the first time since his fall from grace, Pallo Jordan explains what made him live a lie. Click on the pic for the full story. Picture: Denvor de Wee/City Press

  • Parliament problem: Trevor Manuel has some ideas about how to fix Parliament – without heckling, eviction or jeering. Click on the pic to see what he has in mind. Picture: Lerato Maduna/Foto24

  • Toughest job in town: New Eskom boss Tshediso Matona has a lengthy to-do list – and it's no easy ask. Click on the pic for the full story.

  • Exploitation? Generations' actors deserve a bigger slice of the pie, argues Shaka Sisulu. Click on the pic to read his column. Picture: Lungelo Mbulwana/Foto24




It is shocking that the problem persists on such a large scale in the Eastern Cape.
The DA on the use of the bucket toilet system in the Eastern Cape