Civil society, community-based organisations, trade unions and activists protested in major cities and towns around the country to demand better living and working conditions.
Residents who have been without electricity for years marched to City Power demanding that they be connected to the grid.
As Gauteng becomes the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa, the residents of Alexandra say that service delivery has already been affected.
Informal settlement residents continue to reconnect themselves to the electricity grid after the municipality disconnects their illegal supply.
A group of residents and activists picketed outside Khayelitsha Training Centre on Tuesday demanding that the City of Cape Town re-connects their water so that they maintain best hygiene practice as it is one of the means to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Getting any kind of service from a government department is going to be more difficult than usual when the lockdown will leave just skeleton staff in place. Photo by Mzi Velapi