The mining-affected community of Bapong village blames mining companies for the environmental deterioration of the area.
Hundreds of learners are still not in schools five weeks after the start of the school year.
Cuts to government’s health and education budgets are unjustified and crippling the economy while increasing inequality, the protesters argued.
Critics say the report on the July 2021 unrest is inadequate to understand the context behind the violence as it does not make links between the unrest and the arrest of Jacob Zuma.
Dubbed Football 4 Humanity, the games between SA and Palestine have been hailed as a show of solidarity with Gaza.
Social grant recipients in Khayelitsha would much prefer having Sassa in its old premises with the Department of Social Development as it is closer to public transport and much safer, the protesters argued.
The problems at NSFAS are having a ripple effect on student registration this year.
Activists used the opportunity to comment on the Draft White Paper on Human Settlements to call for policy changes.
The president, three cabinet ministers and the mayor of Cape Town attended the Palestine match against a Western Cape XI.
“People do as they please, and without consequences in this department,” workers say.
The alternative state of the nation address by activists in Cape Town paints a picture of deepening poverty and inequalities.
The 66 LEAP officers were hired after brief training but dismissed by the City of Cape Town for failing driving and firearm competency tests.