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In the local papers: toilet demolitions, Uruguay’s money, and a sarcastic little airline

By David Goldblatt  

Unenclosed toilets are controversial

As far as the South African press is concerned, the real world has been relegated to the back pages. The main section of the Cape Argus had twelve pages on the tournament, even before getting to the still-simmering issue of enclosed toilets in the Cape Flats. The provincial government run by the Democratic Alliance (DA) had planned to install a whole series of toilet blocks in the township of Khayelitsha, but in an effort to build more blocks with the tiny…

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