Pit toilet saga leaves lingering stench

It is unthinkable what an 11-year-old boy in the Eastern Cape must have felt when his school principal told him to strip down to his underwear and jump into a pit toilet to retrieve the headmaster’s phone.

The story shocked the nation this week when a community leader blew the whistle. The principal, Lubeko Mgandela, had accidentally dropped his phone in a pit toilet...

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