Community feels neglected by municipality

We are living in a pigsty, lament Standerton residents

Fanzile Sibeko is one of dozens of residents of Standerton, in Mpumalanga, who have been held hostage by raw sewage that has flooded their homes for years due to the collapsed municipal infrastructure in the area.

Sibeko, 49, from Rooikopen extension, said frequent blockages of sewer pipes had sent sewage flowing into people's homes, trapping them inside due to the foul smell outside...

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