Friday, June 28, 2013

City of Cape Town provides old age homes with water and sanitation

Mluleki Mrwebi
28 June 2013

The Democratic Alliance said it applauds the decision by the City of Cape Town to provide a free basic allocation of water and sanitation for old-age homes and homes caring for the physically and mentally challenged. 

DA MP of Human Settlements Stevens Mokgalapa said the basic services for the most vulnerable should be provided free of charge.

Mokgalapa said they acknowledge the record of the City of Cape Town in provision of water and sanitation in the country.

He added that the City has a 100% percent record in water and sanitation provided to the Citizens.

Meanwhile residents in the City continue to stage poo protests and that they claim is their way of showing their dissatisfaction with the City in providing them with proper sanitation.

The residents last month were given portable flush toilets by the City of Cape Town after Months of complaints about their toilets not being cleaned for three months.

Residents started protesting by throwing human waste at the Provincial legislature and recently at the Cape Town International Airport. Nine people were arrested and appeared in Court on Thursday but their court hearing was postponed for July 4th. Among the arrested is Andile Lili and Loyiso Nkohla, who are members of the ANC Youth League.

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