The KDF had harsh words for those who are involved in extortion of small businesses, informal traders and residents in Khayelitsha.
Villagers in Ngqushwa in the Eastern Cape say they have marched and sent petitions to authorities but little relief has been provided to their shortage of water.
Heavily affected by the lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic, home-based workers have not enjoyed what little relief government has provided.
The informal economy workers are one of the group of workers who are bearing the brunt of the pandemic as some have lost their livelihoods.
Food prices have gone up in Zimbabwe whilst the minimum wage has remained stagnant.
Nombanjana’s taps have been dry since 2014 but the villagers received no emergency relief during the covid-19 lockdown. When leaders protested to the Amathola District Municipality, they were arrested.
Hysterical reports of the protest in the mainstream media claimed the dismissed grooms had stabbed and maimed horses.
The organisations are also demanding that a comprehensive plan for a guaranteed basic income be put in place in the next national budget.
The pandemic has targeted the vulnerable in society, and the economic fallout is hurting the ‘precariat’ the most.