'He didn't even want to eat': EC boy in tears as he relives pit latrine horror

11-year-old lowered into latrine to dig for head master’s phone

21 March 2021 - 00:00 By NALEDI SHANGE and MPUMZI ZUZILE

When an 11-year-old boy broke down while describing how he was ordered to scrape through heaps of faeces to retrieve a cellphone, community activist Petrus Majola struggled to contain his own emotions.

"The tears that came from that boy's eyes and the sound of him crying - it bothered me so I immediately acted," he told the Sunday Times this week...

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