The KDF had harsh words for those who are involved in extortion of small businesses, informal traders and residents in Khayelitsha.
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.
On World Day For Decent Work, trade union federations in South Africa declared a national strike against the winds of austerity blowing out the national treasury.
International solidarity in a time of pandemic crises, courtesy of Numsa, sadly did not garner the media attention bestowed on the xenophobic Only One South Africa march in Pretoria.
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.
For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.
South Africa is said to have overcome the peak in covid-19 cases, while many African nationals will take much longer to recover from the lockdown.
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.
Tomase still has longer to wait for her ID document that will give her and her children access to a social grant or the covid-19 emergency relief grant as a cushion against their grinding poverty.