Government officials used a transport imbizo held in Khayelitsha at the weekend to shift responsibility for catching the culprits of train arson to communities.
The striking by MyCiti project workers have been on strike for two weeks and there has been no negotiation with the outsourced companies or the City of Cape Town yet.
As the community of Blowey informal settlement are battling to put their lives together again, the issue of poor services in the area is like a monkey on their backs.
As the temperatures reached highs well over 30°C over the last two weeks, the sound of hammer blows against zinc was the order of the day in Blowey informal settlement in Cape Town as some of the victims of the weekend fire rebuilt their houses.
The City of Cape Town says it will seek a court interdict against the “violent, EFF-led” striking workers.
The wildcat strike by workers under the MyCiti project in Cape Town is not resolved and will continue into a third day.
Former SAB workers and widows of those who have since passed on are searching for their provident fund benefits after their unfair dismissal in 2001.
SASSA officials in Khayelitsha joined the nationwide strike calling for suspension of the biometric enrollment system.