The police minister says that the killing of six men in Khayelitsha at the weekend is linked to extortion rackets.
Children’s homes and youth centres worried about not having the access to food during the pandemic.
Residents of newly occupied areas in Cape Town struggle to maintain a dignified life without water, electricity and sanitation services.
The unhygienic situation is a sign of an uncaring government.
The inadequate and lack of services at Silvertown informal settlement near Malmesbury affects women the most.
Silvertown’s water supply quadrupled thanks to covid-19 with the installation of three taps.
Land occupiers whose homes in Empolweni and Ethembeni were wrecked by the flood of sewage have appealed to the City of Cape Town for help but the City is refusing.
The City of Johannesburg is adamant that it will ensure that “anarchy” does not “prevail” as it continues to demolish houses despite the ongoing national state of disaster that prohibits evictions.
Overflowing sewage pollutes numerous settlements around the Eastern Cape city and makes living there unbearable.
Land occupiers promise to return to land they are evicted from as they cannot afford to rent the backyard shacks they stayed in before.