With the lockdown into its eighth day in South Africa, Elitsha reporters spoke to different groups of marginalised workers about what the lockdown means to them and how the coronavirus has changed their working conditions.
The workers have been on strike for 2 weeks demanding to be insourced by the University of Cape Town.
Members of the South African National Defence Force were expected to be deployed in gang and crime ridden areas of Cape Town on Friday.
Ilitha Park and Phakamisa residents in Khayelitsha protested outside the municipal offices against high water bills on Thursday.
A Khayelitsha animal clinic is facing funding difficulty whilst fighting one of the worst canine viral epidemics in more than two decades.
Housing organisations marched against evictions that are a feature of the state’s response to the growing wave of land occupations around the City.
Community members say that there should be no place for those who murder children in Khayelitsha
Trade unions in the bus industry are consulting with their members on a new wage offer from the employers.
The bus strike may continue into the long weekend. While a 9% salary increase has been agreed, other demands remain unresolved between unions representing bus drivers and employers.
The case against suspects facing charges of murder and attempted murder that appeared in Athlone Magistrate Court has been postponed to 16 April.