Amidst a pandemic and a healthcare system teetering on the brink of collapse, corruption in the department of health should be intolerable. TAC is demanding action.
The EC health department is accused of not opening vacancies for the permanent employment of community care workers.
Healthcare staff shortages, broken clinic buildings and corruption top the problems observed by the TAC in the People’s Health Manifesto.
Filthy toilets, illegal electricity and dilapidated houses a sore point for residents of Vaalkamers.
Residents of Site B in Khayelitsha protest the area’s sewer system while the City of Cape Town blames them for blockages and overflow.
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.
Residents of Ramaphosa informal settlement say they want the company contracted to clean their toilets to employ people on shorter term bases to make more jobs available.
Villagers in Amathole District Municipality continue without water for months on end despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
The TAC says they want to be part of the solution to save public healthcare in Gauteng from collapse.