The outcry against plans for an offshore seismic survey by Shell on the Eastern Cape coast is growing.
Activists in Durban joined in the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice on 6 November that was called by the COP26 Coalition to coincide with the climate negotiations underway in Glasgow, Scotland.
Marikana residents say they have had to put up with heaps of rubbish on their doorstep for months now.
Activists called for a change of leadership at the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, and for the capitalist economy to be uprooted.
Droughts are expected to become more frequent in southern Africa as climate change heralds extreme weather events globally.